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You Can’t Handle the Truth: A Review of “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien

I helped put on a writing workshop this summer called Bridging the Gap. During the workshop, I was reading The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. The whole point of the workshop was to get stories into the world, so this … Continue reading

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Invasives

Conversations meander when you fly across the whole country. That’s why I’m not sure how this started. But this is how it ended. The captain said, “A lot of times I say things to get my wife mad. She’ll give … Continue reading

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Crazy: A Review of Dien Cai Dau

Dien Cai Dau means “crazy” in Vietnamese. It’s also the title of a collection of poetry by Yusef Komunyakaa. It’s not often you read poetry by somebody who has both the Pulitzer Prize for his writing and the Bronze Star … Continue reading

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