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Red Dress

by Manikya Veena You are completely crazy. In the past you have called yourself fat, stupid, lazy, and clumsy—all of which you are, to some extent or the other, but not crazy. Not until now. You are vacating the house, your home of four years. “I think it’s a good…

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The Penmen Profile: Bestseller Robin Wasserman

by Rebecca LeBoeuf “Girls on Fire,” Robin Wasserman’s first adult novel, was named an NPR and a BuzzFeed Best Book of the Year in 2016. The book also received praise from the New York Times, the Associated Press, Booklist and Cosmopolitan, among many other positive reviews. A faculty member of…

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The Penmen Review: Multi-Genre Author John Dufresne

by Rebecca LeBoeuf John Dufresne is the author of novels, short stories, nonfiction, plays and chapbooks. He has also edited anthologies and worked with 12 other authors to write “Naked Came the Manatee,” a 1996 mystery novel. Primarily a fiction writer, Dufresne’ most recent work, “I Don’t Like Where this…

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The Penmen Profile: New England Historical Fiction Author Ed Londergan

by Rebecca LeBoeuf Ed Londergan‘s interest in American history is reflected throughout his novels. His Brookfield saga, consisting of “The Devil’s Elbow,” “The Long Journey Home,” and “The Farmhouse,” the unfinished final book of the saga, have a focus on the New England colonial time period. “The Devil’s Elbow” was a…

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SNHU Chats with Award-winning Writer, Editor and Publisher Midge Raymond

By Pamme Boutselis An award-winning author of the short-story collection “Forgetting English,” Midge Raymond’s latest book, the novel “My Last Continent,” debuts today. Her work has appeared in TriQuarterly, American Literary Review, Bellevue Literary Review, the Los Angeles Times magazine, Poets & Writers and many other publications. Raymond has also…

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The Penmen Profile: Indian Novelist and Editor Avtar Singh

by Rebecca LeBoeuf Indian author Avtar Singh is anticipating the release of his second novel, “Necropolis” (Akashic Books), which releases in June 2016. Set in Delhi, “Necropolis” mixes crime with fantasy as it follows around the main character, a detective. His first book, “The Beauty of These Present Things,” was published in…

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SNHU Talks Everyday Book Marketing with Midge Raymond

by Pamme Boutselis Midge Raymond’s short-story collection, “Forgetting English,” received the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction. Her stories have appeared in TriQuarterly, American Literary Review, Indiana Review, North American Review, Bellevue Literary Review, the Los Angeles Times magazine, and many other publications. Her work has received several Pushcart Prize nominations…

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SNHU Talks Poetry with Pushcart Nominee Cynthia Brackett-Vincent

by Pamme Boutselis Cynthia Brackett-Vincent is a Pushcart Prize nominee and published poet. Her 2012 co-edited anthology, “Women on Poetry: Writing, Revising, Publishing and Teaching” (McFarland), was named one of the 100 Best Books for Writers by Poets & Writers. Cynthia is pursuing her MA in English/Creative Writing-Poetry at Southern…

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