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Terence Hawkins

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Kirkus Reviews called Terence Hawkins' second novel, American Neolithic, "a towering work of speculative fiction" when naming it a Best Book of 2014. Julia Glass said, "You will be amazed at Terence Hawkins’s prodigious imagination, his Bowie-sharp wit, and the skill with which he tells a story."

Hawkins is the founding Director of the Yale Writers' Conference, which annually brings three hundred writers from around the world to New Haven. He is also the author of The Rage of Achilles, a recounting of the Iliad in modern prose, with a realism that is sometimes brutal. His short stories have appeared in such publications as Keyhole, Eclectica, and Pindeldyboz. His commentary has appeared in the New Haven Register and on Connecticut Public Rad
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The Rage of Achilles

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My father was convinced I'd make a fine army officer. This even though we'd not only met, but lived in the same house. It was his deepest ambition that I attend West Point. He decided that my relu
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message 1: by Betsy

Betsy I hope I like Achilles too! And no new Sherlock until next year, sadly.


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