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My work can be found in REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, Pank, New Delta Review, and Gargoyle #57, among others. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. Currently, I'm an Associate editor for Narrative Magazine. In 2011, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Monday, January 10, 2005


Congratulations to Laila Lalami for her recent two-book deal with Algonquin, one of which is her collection of short stories, "The Things That Death Will Buy." I have read several of these stories and I can tell you they are BRILLIANT!


Myfanwy Collins said...

It is such great news, eh? I love good news! Especially good writing news which is so few and far between.

Katie said...

SUPER DUPER congratulations to Laila. She and her wonderful writing really deserve this.

Mary Akers said...

Yes, wonderful news! And may we all join her ranks, soon. Or, at least in my case, as soon as the writing is good enough. :)

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