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American Masculine

by S. Hope Mills

Shann Ray’s debut story collection has already won the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference Bakeless Prize. “The sentences in this book,” writes contest judge Robert Boswell, “have such grace and muscularity that they seem more... Read More

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Tree of Sighs

by S. Hope Mills

Altagracia Villalobos spends her childhood, the years before she becomes American Grace Thornberry, in the Mexican border town of Mesquite. "Tree of Sighs" is the story of Grace’s ever-changing identity and the journey that takes her... Read More

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Eromenos

by S. Hope Mills

Though "Eromenos" means “beloved,” this is not a simple love story. Instead, it is a story of obsession involving Hadrian, Rome’s fourteenth emperor, and his young lover Antinous, who spent his adolescence—seven years—as... Read More

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Widow

by S. Hope Mills

“Wandering is better than place sometimes, than home, than destination,” writes Michelle Latiolais in the opening story of "Widow". In wandering, this particular widow can almost convince herself that she is not so alone. Each of the... Read More

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