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Steve Himmer is the author of the novels The Bee-Loud Glade, Fram (coming 2015), and Scratch (coming 2016), and the ebook novella The Second Most Dangerous Job In America. His short stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in The Millions, Ploughshares online, Post Road, Los Angeles Review, Hobart, and other anthologies and journals. He edits the webjournal Necessary Fiction teaches at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts.


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The Bee-Loud Glade
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Here’s what Tim Horvath, author of the Nancy Pearl-approved(and me-approved) collectionUnderstories, had to say about my upcoming novelFram:



"Steve Himmer’sFramarrives in the garb of a DeLilloesque polyurethane shell, savvy and hilarious about the pervasiveness and hypnotic allure of artifice and Big Data, all of the signal-fizz of contemporary America. But under that lurks the pulse of natural...

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“If I've learned anything at all from the river it's to let jarring events come and go, that such tiny disruptions have no more weight in the world than fallen leaves on the water. A few ripples, a barely audible splash, and the surface soon returns to order. To swim toward each intrusion, to fish out a leaf and to sling it ashore, only prolongs the disturbance.”
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Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

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Kathy Hi Steve, thanks for adding "A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness" to your to-read list!

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Kathy


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