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Sonya Huber

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Sonya Huber is an associate professor of creative writing at Fairfield University. Her work has appeared in literary journals including Creative Nonfiction, Fourth Genre, Topic, Passages North, Main Street Rag, Literary Mama, Kaleidoscope, Hotel Amerika, Sports Literate, and other; in anthologies including Learning to Glow (University of Arizona Press), Young Wives' Tales (Seal Press), Bare Your Soul (Seal Press), Reading for the Maternally Inclined: The Best of Literary Mama (Seal Press), Mama Ph.D. (Rutgers University Press), and Campus, Inc. (Prometheus Books); in periodicals including The Chronicle of Higher Education, Psychology Today, In These Times, Sojourner, and Earth Island Journal; and elsewhere.

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This dress? I love it, and it is unfortunately both CBS and LOL.

In honor of the school year starting, I wanted to share my vision for the teachers of the world: a clothing store with tags that will, in advance, describe how our wardrobes will disrupt our classes and frustrate us. Most of these concerns, as you will see below, are for the women standing in front of the kids all day...

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Cover Me: A Health Insuranc...
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Opa Nobody
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4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Opa Nobody. American Lives.
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I read this book in one breathless sitting, and I felt like a changed person after reading it. The lines and perspectives, and the honesty, worm their way into one's mind, and I felt the way I used to feel as an undergraduate, reading works that I wa...more
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A moving and vivid account of Paramo's relationship with her mother, which also attempts to inhabit her mother's life before the author's birth. Paramo grapples with questions of loss and love and what shapes us as children of our parents. Despite it...more
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I knew that Heather Kirn Lanier would approach this book with a poet's eye for detail and an acute sensitivity toward the massive challenge of urban education. What I did not expect was to emerge from reading this book--after reading many policy book...more
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“This was exactly why they'd failed: never being satisfied with what a person had to give, always expecting so much sacrifice that you had to hate yourself for anything less.”
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