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Stacy Bierlein

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STACY BIERLEIN is the author of the forthcoming story collection, A Vacation on the Island of Ex-Boyfriends (March 2012), and the editor of the award-winning fiction anthology A Stranger Among Us: Stories of Cross Cultural Collision and Connection. She is a coeditor of the new anthology Men Undressed: Women Writers and the Male Sexual Experience (October 2011). Bierlein is a founding editor of Other Voices Books, and co-creator of the Morgan Street International Novel Series. She contributes essays about writing and publishing to Originally from Michigan, she now makes her home in Southern California.

I had a great time moderating All Over the Map at the West Hollywood Book Fair last weekend. Thanks to all who came out--fiction lovers willing to brave a 100 degree day!

I am pleased to be speaking in the Corona Public Library's "Written By" series on Saturday afternoon, 10/2 at 2 p.m., in the High Desert Room. The event is open to the public. Refreshments, Q&A, and more! Please join us ...... Read more of this blog post »
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“So unfair, she thought. Her baby was going to grow up, and her husband wasn't.”
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“Her family was a relay team racing toward Tomorrowland, but her father died, and in their shock they kept losing the baton.”
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“She wasn't used to being the kind of woman whose house had a study. It sounded to her like she lived on the damned Clue board.”
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