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Find Me- Laura Van Den Berg

My unconscious mind is very powerful and it wants me to live.

Before I talk about the above book I have a confession to make. I gave up on a book.

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Little Moccasins

“Hope is a seductive thing,” he says. “Hope can make people lose all sense.”
— Laura van den Berg

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  “Winds shake the leaves and for a moment I smell smoke. I concentrate on the scent, but it vanishes into the aroma of rain and tree bark, the way one life can collapse into another and different people can stir within the same body, like bats thrashing inside a secret hollow.”
— Laura van den Berg


Quarterly Round-up: April to June 2015

Spring has officially sprung so what better time to dust off those stories and get submitting? The prestigious Francis MacManus Competition is back for its 28th year and is now accepting entries until Friday, May 1st. 214 more words

The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014, ed. by Laura Furman

Read in: October 2014
Edition and format: Anchor Books 2014, e-book/digital advance review copy
First published: 2014

Disclaimer: ARC received for review by Anchor Books via NetGalley… 413 more words


Author Interview: Laura van den Berg

SF: We met back in the spring of 2010 when you were a Visiting Writer at Gettysburg College. I took your “Writing What You Don’t Know” class where we read magical realism stories and workshopped our own pieces. 699 more words

Writing Notebook

Review of FIND ME by Laura van den Berg

Find Me is set in a version of America not too different from our own, where memories—those we experience and those we create—have power over life and death. 1,106 more words

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