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Mary Vensel White

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Mary Vensel White's writing has appeared in december Magazine, Catapult, The Madison Review, The Rumpus, The Write Launch, The Wisconsin Review and other places. Her debut novel, The Qualities of Wood, was the first release from HarperCollins's Authonomy imprint. Her novel-in-moments, Bellflower, was published in 2019.

Vensel White is also a writing and English professor, and an editor at typeeighteenediting.com. Shey lives in southern California with her four children.
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When I wrote my second novel, Bellflower, I was thinking about the end of a life, making sense of events and memories. I had seen loved ones lose their sense of time and place. At the end of my grandmother's life, she sometimes thought my mother was her sister; once, she asked about a place she hadn’t been for decades. I was contemplating that phrase—"her life flashed before her eyes"—and ima

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