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Glimmer Train Stories, #70 (Glimmer Train #70)

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Literary short stories by established and emerging writers.


Aria Beth Sloss
Toward a Theory of Blindness
The dirt blows in through the windows, leaving a dusting like pollen across my bed; out along the roads, it paints over the baobabs until the wood's just a shape, a mess of red fingers grabbing at the sky.

Scott Nadelson
"Whoa! Larry! Whoa!"
He fell f

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This particular issue features eight short stories, an author interview and a brief essay, and I was immediately impressed with the first story, Stephanie Dickinson's "A Hole in the Soup." The story deals with a young woman trapped in a hospital in New Orleans immediately following the flood. Not only does the story have a spectacular title, but the prose is solid and the situation more than gripping. Not just the strongest piece in the issue
Feb 28, 2010 Nancy rated it really liked it
Of the nine short stories and one author interview included in this issue I particularly liked the following, beginning with “A Hole in the Soup” by Stephanie Dickinson. My reaction when I finished this story was WOW, Dickinson can write—each word pulls you forward as she tells the story of three patients trapped in a flooded hospital during Hurricane Katrina. “Delicate Edible Birds” by Lauren Groff was equally strong. She tells the story of a female journalist during WWII forced to prostitute ...more
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