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Girls on Film is a flash fiction collection delving into our obsession with celebrity and image. Eight very short, but richly detailed linked stories explore the essence of American young-womanhood in myth and reality.

The Vella Chapbook Series is an annual series of prize-winning poetry and prose chapbooks published by Paper Nautilus Press.
Paperback, 33 pages
Published September 1st 2016 by Paper Nautilus Press
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Jan Stinchcomb
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Fabulous flash fiction. Interlinked stories of broken people who dare to survive Hollywood.
Jacqueline Doyle
Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"Everybody’s getting old and you are too,” says one of the narrators in Girls on Film. Their memories of the past are triggered by teen girls putting on makeup, Paul McCartney on the radio. They remember men always leaving, just like their dads, mothers falling apart. Two stories follow a former child star, her rehab, the heroism of her little brother when she was growing up. A girl imagines starring in a film where she plays herself. “She likes imaginary men the best.” Old movies provide an end ...more
Alexandra van de Kamp
Feb 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful book full of atmosphere and mischief and the seductive world of cinema. I never regret reading whatever Kathryn Kulpa writes. She is one of the smartest writers around these days with a wit all her own, and her compact, lyrically rich prose never disappoints. Highly recommended!
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