Jim Krusoe





Jim Krusoe


Born
January 01, 1942


Jim Krusoe is an American novelist, poet, and short story writer. His stories and poems have appeared in Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, BOMB, Iowa Review, Field, North American Review, American Poetry Review, and Santa Monica Review, which he founded in 1988. His essays and book reviews have appeared in Manoa, the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and The Washington Post. He is a recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and the Lila Wallace Reader's Digest Fund. He teaches at Santa Monica College and in the graduate writing program at Antioch University, Los Angeles. His novel, Iceland, was selected by the Los Angeles Times and the Austin Chronicle as one of the ten best fiction books of 2002, and it was on the Washi ...more

Average rating: 3.5 · 947 ratings · 194 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Girl Factory

3.34 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Iceland

3.61 avg rating — 199 ratings — published 2002
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Parsifal

3.66 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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The Sleep Garden

3.37 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Erased

3.29 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Toward You

3.56 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Blood Lake and Other Stories

4.05 avg rating — 59 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Abductions

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007
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Jungle Girl: Poems

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ZYZZYVA No. 101 (Volume XXX...

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“Sometimes Raymond wonders what it is like to be a duck: What is it like to have a facial expression so frozen that no one, not even another duck, can tell if you are in pain?
It must be safe in one way, but then sooner or later the hunters come along and say to each other:"Hey, look at those birds out there, bobbing on the pond. We can shoot them because they can't feel emotion."
But that's not true, Raymond thinks. Not even a little bit.”
Jim Krusoe, The Sleep Garden

“What has prepared Heather for her life in the Burrow?
Sleep, being hit over the head once in sixth grade and losing consciousness for a minute, waking up to find out someone had pushed her off the swings.
A life made of air”
Jim Krusoe, The Sleep Garden

“And there is something troubling about the Burrow, something hard to name, maybe something about the low shadow it casts on the vacant lot around sunset, or maybe the smell of its walls after a November rain, so maybe the children-bless them-are right to keep their distance”
Jim Krusoe, The Sleep Garden

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