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Tara Campbell (www.taracampbell.com) is a Kimbilio Fellow, a fiction editor at Barrelhouse, and an MFA candidate at American University. Publication credits include SmokeLong Quarterly, Masters Review, Jellyfish Review, Booth, Strange Horizons, and Luna Station Quarterly.

She is the recipient of the following awards from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities: the 2016 Larry Neal Writers' Award in Adult Fiction, the 2016 Mayor's Arts Award for Outstanding New Artist, and Arts and Humanities Fellowships for 2018 and 2019. She is also a recipient of the 2018 Robert Gover Story Prize.

Her novel TreeVolution was published in 2016, followed in 2018 by her hybrid fiction/poetry collection Circe's Bicycle. Her third book, a short story collect
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TreeVolution

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Circe's Bicycle

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Midnight at the Organporium

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Educated by Tara Westover
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I know I'm a little late to this party, but I just finished Educated, and wow, what an engrossing read. It's one of those I-need-to-go-to-bed-but-I-can't-stop-reading books. It gripped me with the same intensity as The Poisonwood Bible* and The Glass ...more
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Man Alive! by Mary Kay Zuravleff
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A refreshing and absorbing read that weaves wit and depth into the narrative with a deft hand. Zuravleff circles to each member of a family thrown into crisis by a freak accident that happens to the father, deepening the reader's understanding each t ...more
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Crumb-Sized by Marlena Chertock
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The first thing you notice about the book—so the first thing I’ll mention—is how beautifully it’s designed. It is an amazing example of how form can both align with and augment content. “Crumb-sized” is small in size, with minimalist design that subt ...more
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First Cosmic Velocity by Zach Powers
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Powers renders this story of the Cold War space race with a deft blend of melancholy and subtle humor. It's sophisticated satire, not played for belly laughs, but rather with compassion for the characters trapped in the machinations of a totalitarian ...more
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The Coney Island Book of the Dead, An Illustrated Novel by Sheila  Martin
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Sheila Martin has crafted a unique reading experience in this book, with an engaging 11-year-old girl from Brooklyn and a fight between the forces of life and death. The storyline is reminiscent of a Neil Gaiman novel, with charmingly creepy characte ...more
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Malawi's Sisters by Melanie S. Hatter
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A sensitive and timely novel about the aftermath of gun violence in America. Hatter captures the story behind the headlines, delving into the family trauma beyond the immediate cost of a life. A worthy choice for the inaugural Kimbilio National Ficti ...more
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Fearless is an intriguing read, combining science fiction and contemplation of faith in times of strife. Larter’s tale centers on two compelling main characters: Father Mike, a priest hiding his doubts about the path he’s chosen as he attempts to kee ...more
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