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Eileen Pollack grew up in Liberty, New York. She has received fellowships from the Michener Foundation and the MacDowell Colony, and her stories have appeared in Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, the Literary Review, the AGNI Review, Playgirl, and the New Generation. She lives in Belmont, Massachusetts, and teaches at Tufts University. She won the Pushcart Prize for her story “Past, Future, Elsewhere.”

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Breaking and Entering

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A Perfect Life: A Novel

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In the Mouth: Stories and N...

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Paradise, New York: A Novel

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Creative Nonfiction: A Guid...

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Woman Walking Ahead: In Sea...

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The Rabbi in the Attic: And...

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Creative Composition: Preli...

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All Of Us, We All Are Arameans

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