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Elizabeth Kadetsky

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Elizabeth Kadetsky's memoir in lyric essays, The Memory Eaters (University of Massachusetts press in March 2020), is winner of the Juniper Prize in Creative Nonfiction. She is author of First There Is a Mountain (Little Brown, 2004; Dzanc rEprint series, 2019), On the Island at the Center of the Center of the World (Nouvella, 2015), and The Poison that Purifies You (C&R Press, 2014). Kadetsky's short stories have been chosen for a Pushcart Prize, Best New American Voices, and Best American Short Stories notable stories, and her personal essays have appeared in the New York Times, Guernica, Santa Monica Review, Antioch Review, Post Road, Agni, and elsewhere. She has traveled extensively and can utter phrases convincingly in Spanish, French, ...more

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Jdc Dear Elizabeth,
Please get in touch via e mail. I get confused with this website and how to sign in, can't remember password, &c. I have website (www.johndcasey.com) which has some of what's up with me, but not all...
xo
John


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