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Laura Maylene Walter

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I'm a writer and editor based in the Cleveland area. My debut short story collection, Living Arrangements, won the 2010 G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize and will be published by BkMK Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City) Nov. 30, 2011. My essays about writing appear in Poets & Writers and The Writer magazines.

Read more about the book here, view pictures of my cats with books and lit mags here, and read my take on truth, fiction, and the writing life here.

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Write, walk, repeat. The picture above features one of the sculptures at the Fields Sculpture Park at the Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, New York. I was invited to the Writers Omi residency for two weeks last fall, where I spent my days writing and walking through the...

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Average rating: 4.42 · 24 ratings · 10 reviews · 2 distinct works
Living Arrangements: Stories

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Valerie Oh, hey, I love the cover. Just got sent to your blog in my quest to find a place to comment (I find gr a little hard to navigate) and I particularly like how the image is stenciled on the page in your stories. Classy!

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