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ANGELA FLOURNOY is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Southern California. She has taught writing at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University, and worked for the Washington, D.C. Public Library. Her debut novel THE TURNER HOUSE will be released by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in April 2015.

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On the first of the year I wrote an Op-Ed in the New York Times about Australian "acknowledgement of country," and why the United States needs new rituals. Read it here.

Also, back in August I wrote about Kanye West and his interest in blurring the lines between art and commerce for The Nation.

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“Humans haunt more houses than ghosts do.”
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