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“this is her first publication”

July 29, 2012

A Boy and His Sister

Written December 2008; published November 2009

teasers:

— a girl falling into a well

–fire at a sunflower seed factory

–a plastic folding chair that a boy remembers

 

Got back from SLS Lithuania yesterday and felt like (re)posting this story.

I wrote the ending in the basement of the Alumni Center where I was paid to stuff envelopes, take inventory of paper, and forge signatures. I quit that job my senior year in college. Haven’t quit writing, yet.

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2 Responses to ““this is her first publication””


  1. Thirii, I just read this. Absolutely mesmerizing. I am glad I met you and truly hope to stay in touch. All best, Donna

  2. Mai Nardone Says:

    I just read this as a Weekend Read from KROnline. What an excellent story. I was so taken with how you managed the form, the repetition.


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