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Willett Thomas

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Willett Thomas is the President of Write of Passage, Inc. She earned her MA in writing from Johns Hopkins. She has received artist fellowships from Blue Mountain Center and the Millay Colony. She was selected as a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation fellow for the District of Columbia. She is the recipient of the 2008 Maureen Egen Writers Exchange award for fiction.


It took three hours and would necessitate a new paint job, but all my furniture got through the row house’s narrow front door, with most by sheer force making it upstairs to the second and third floors. Benny ended up staying throughout, even at threat of car napping, though he spent most the time stationed at the front bay window, cellphone ever ready, 911 on speed dial.

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Published on November 24, 2012 06:01 • 84 views • Tags: baltimore, gentrification, redden-sanders, the-wire
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Description: My novel is Southern Gothic, in the tradition (hopefully) of The Secret Life of Bees and To Kill a Mockingbird.

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" The most appealing thing about this book is its flavor of innocence. A story set in the period post the slavery ban, "Raised by Hand, Lifted by the Tides: a Southern Child's Memoir" is bound to be compared with "To Kill a Mocking Bird" and I was n... " Read more of this review »
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