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KATHERINE TAYLOR is the author of the novels Valley Fever (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2015) and Rules for Saying Goodbye (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 2007). Her stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Elle, Town & Country, ZYZZYVA, The Southwest Review, and Ploughshares, among other publications. She has won a Pushcart Prize and the McGinnis Ritchie Award for Fiction. She has a B.A. from University of Southern California and a master’s degree from Columbia University, where she was a Graduate Writing Fellow. Katherine lives in Los Angeles.

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Rules for Saying Goodbye

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Big Lonesome by Jim Ruland
"Excellent little collection. Bite-size, too. Makes me wonder if Ruland's "Previous Adventures of Popeye the Sailor" story was inspired that recent weird rash of hyper-realistic Popeye drawings. Anybody remember those? Just as any cartoon character..." Read more of this review »
Katherine Taylor and 1 other person liked J. Stradal's review of Big Lonesome:
Big Lonesome by Jim Ruland
"An excellent debut collection -- the story of Kessler and his unlucky pants in particular is one of my favorites -- I hand-picked it for an anthology a couple of years ago. A great writer and a great collection on a fantastic indie press."
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"This book was a really pleasant read. It seemed to be a fairly standard story about self-discovery for a woman trying to reconcile her past and her unknown desires but what it turned into was that story really well combined/paired with the timelin..." Read more of this review »
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