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Caren Gussoff

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Colette, tragedy, black eyeliner, awkward moments

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Caren Gussoff is a SF writer living in Seattle, WA. The author of Homecoming, (2000), and The Wave and Other Stories (2003), first published by Serpent’s Tail/High Risk Books, Gussoff's been published in anthologies by Seal Press and Prime Books. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and in 2008, was the Carl Brandon Society’s Octavia E. Butler Scholar at Clarion West. Her new novel, The Birthday Problem, will be published by Pink Narcissus Press in July, 2014.
Find her online at @spitkitten, facebook.com/spitkitten, and at spitkitten.com.

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The Birthday Problem

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Homecoming

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The Wave and Other Stories

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Three Songs for Roxy

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The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries
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“Some stories aren't meant to be told. The more they get told, the more they change from what they once were, worn down and smooth like pieces of sea glass too beautiful to have ever been broken bottles.”
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