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Elizabeth Marro

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Elizabeth Marro Two projects are competing for my time: a novel and a series of linked stories. Both have to do with places I love, perplexing characters, and problem…moreTwo projects are competing for my time: a novel and a series of linked stories. Both have to do with places I love, perplexing characters, and problems I'm trying to work out on the page. More to come!(less)
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What if Parents Had to Get Licenses To Have Kids? Interview with Author Kristen Tsetsi

Happy New Year!


It’s been a while since I’ve written here but I’m returning to share a conversation I’ve been having with Kristen Tsetsi, author of The Age of the Child, a novel that got me off to a thoughtful start for the year. In her novel, Tsetsi asks a provocative question: what if those of us who want to be parents had to get a license to do it?



Tsetsi’s novel takes place in a near

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To love this novel, it would help to love Hollywood, the New York theater scene, and to enjoy novels that explore the ties that bind us to friends, family, and partners. I am always up for a novel that takes on the dynamics among families and friends ...more
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“It is the memory of this relief that will haunt her in the months to come. It will start to unsettle her tonight when they eat the lasagna and carve up the chocolate cake. It will continue to disturb her when Robbie leaves for boot camp, and later, when he is assigned to duty nearly three thousand miles away at Camp Lejeune. It will scald her when she learns he has been deployed to Iraq. Each day she will think back to this day and remember how she nodded and wiped her eyes. She will remember how Robbie’s body seemed to loosen, open up, how he squared his shoulders and embraced her as if he’d been practicing all his life for this moment. Sometimes she thinks she will be haunted every day by the memory of the relief she felt when Robbie asked her to let him go. And she did.”
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