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Midge Raymond

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Midge Raymond is the author of the novel My Last Continent and a short-story collection, Forgetting English, which received the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction. Her stories have appeared in TriQuarterly, American Literary Review, North American Review, Bellevue Literary Review, the Los Angeles Times magazine, Poets & Writers, and many other publications.

Midge is also the author of Everyday Writing: Tips and Prompts to Fit Your Regularly Scheduled Life and Everyday Book Marketing: Promotion Ideas to Fit Your Regularly Scheduled Life and teaches creative writing workshops around the country. She taught communication writing at Boston University for six years, and she has taught creative writing at Boston's Grub Street Writers, Seattle's
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After a couple of sunny days in Buenos Aires, the next stop on our Penguins & Patagonia Adventure was the much cooler, windswept oceanside city of Puerto Madryn in Patagonia. The amazing two days we spent here were arranged by Carol Mackie de Passera of Causana Viajes (indeed all the Argentinian details of the trip  … Read more Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.01 · 1,364 ratings · 357 reviews · 10 distinct worksSimilar authors
My Last Continent

3.94 avg rating — 1,153 ratings — published 2016 — 15 editions
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Forgetting English: Stories

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Everyday Writing: Tips and ...

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Beyond the Kopjes

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Translation Memory

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The Ecstatic Cry

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" A gripping love story set against the icy waters of Antartica, My Last Continent follows Deb as she attempts to rescue her beloved Keller from a sinking ship. " ...More

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My Last Continent by Midge Raymond
"4.5 stars. Wow I loved this. Very strange and unique book but so beautifully written"
My Last Continent by Midge Raymond
"Raymond’s deep knowledge of the setting alone merits 5*. Many times as I read, I truly believed I was there in the penguin colonies, on ice-thick and thin- and sailing past chips of desolation. Her prose was both lyrical and accessible. Great read..."
My Last Continent by Midge Raymond
"My Last Continent is a witty and charming romance with beautiful details of Antartica, outlining the importance of the research that goes on and the data collected. I was captivated by the way the ice is described and I loved each character's uniq..." Read more of this review »
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