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Heidi Pitlor has been the series editor of The Best American Short Stories since 2007. She is the author of the novel, The Birthdays. Her second novel, The Daylight Marriage, is forthcoming in May, 2015.

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Heidi Pitlor Hi John! I don't know Mr. Emanuel at all. Lovell isn't based on him. I did some research about global warming and looked into Emanuel's findings. (One…moreHi John! I don't know Mr. Emanuel at all. Lovell isn't based on him. I did some research about global warming and looked into Emanuel's findings. (One of the book's epigraph's is a quote from one of his books.) But again, Lovell is fictional and not based on anyone real.

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Heidi Pitlor Time away from the blockage usually helps me. Also, reading work that I love and inspires me. Thank you!
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“I said I had a three-year-old with broken fingers, and you said, ‘Maybe he owed somebody money.’” “Yes,”
Heidi Pitlor, 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories

“The daylight, he remembered, was a sort of medicine. Truly nothing was as acute or upsetting in the first light of day.”
Heidi Pitlor, The Daylight Marriage

“Mom’s got this secret fear that if you don’t control your life, if you don’t control your man, he will eventually destroy you.”
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