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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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How safe are cruise ships?

One of the reasons it took me a decade to write My Last Continent is that at the center of a story is a massive shipwreck; since they are very uncommon I wasn’t sure how credible my narrative would be — in fact, cruise ships are actually very safe (a study by G.P. Wild referenced  … Read more Read more of this blog post »
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My Last Continent

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Forgetting English: Stories

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