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In Trying to Grow, a newly promoted insurance broker goes to ‘Claims College’ while trying to reconcile his past, present and possible future.
Kindle Edition, 26 pages
Published October 26th 2018 by Platypus Press Limited
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Captures a certain kind of quiet sadness that can come from a simple life, and how people change and somehow stay the same.

Whenever you can make me care about a middle-aged man you're doing some great work.
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Shuly Xóchitl Cawood is the author of the forthcoming short story collection, A SMALL THING TO WANT (Press 53, 2020), the memoir, THE GOING AND GOODBYE (Platypus Press, 2017), and the little advice book, 52 THINGS I WISH I HAD TOLD MYSELF WHEN I WAS 17 (Cimarron Books, 2018). Her forthcoming poetry collection, TROUBLE CAN BE SO BEAUTIFUL AT THE BEGINNING, won the Adrienne Bond Award for Poetry and ...more

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