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Kathleen P. Vermaelen

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Kathleen Powers-Vermaelen holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook Southampton and an M.A./L.S. in English Education from Stony Brook University. Her short stories and poetry have been published in Proteus, MotherVerse, Main Channel Voices, The Southampton Review, The East Hampton Star, and in the flash fiction anthology The Best of Every Day Fiction Two. Her nonfiction indie, Publicize This: Promoting Your Group or Nonprofit on a Limited or Nonexistent Budget, tied for first place in the National League of American Pen Women's 2018 Biennial Letters Competition's Marjorie Davies Roller Nonfiction Award. She currently teaches literature and writing to undergraduate students, and she lives with her husband and two ...more

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Kathleen P. Vermaelen I stop writing and start thinking. I imagine where the story might go and imagine every possibility. Sometimes, that's enough and I'm able to resume, …moreI stop writing and start thinking. I imagine where the story might go and imagine every possibility. Sometimes, that's enough and I'm able to resume, but other times I've needed to do some research. Occasionally, I stumble across a story that makes me reconsider my current direction. When this happens, I try to go with it and see where it takes me. I trust in the writing process, so I give it time to work. Sometimes the answer comes quickly; other times it needs to "cook."(less)
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Last Call, 2020

 Closing time, 2020. So, get out.

Have you seen Match.com’s newest commercial? In it, Satan meets his dream girl—“Call me 2020!” she chirps—and a dating montage begins. They run side by side on socially-distanced treadmills at a gym, enjoy a private screening in a shut-down movie theater, and steal all of the toilet paper from a public restroom. “I don’t want this year to end,” Satan sighs as the t

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