Suspend Your Disbelief

Casey Dembowski

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Casey Dembowski graduated from Adelphi University’s MFA program in 2011. She currently works in corporate marketing communications. Her favorite novel is Wuthering Heights. Casey recommends Atonement by Ian McEwan, Self-Help by Lorrie Moore, and Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo. Casey is represented by Danielle Burby at Nelson Literary Agency.


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Every Contact Leaves A Trace, by Elanor Dymott

Elanor Dymott’s debut novel, Every Contact Leaves A Trace, presents itself as both love story and mystery. Told retrospectively months from the action of the novel, a man relates the series of events that led to his wife’s murder — a story that, in his process of uncovering, reveals the image of a woman he clearly never really knew.


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Stories We Love: Self-Help

Casey Dembowski graduated from Adelphi University’s MFA program in 2011. She currently works in corporate marketing communications. Her favorite novel is Wuthering Heights. Casey recommends Atonement by Ian McEwan, Self-Help by Lorrie Moore, and Nobody’s Fool by Richard Russo. Casey is represented by Danielle Burby at Nelson Literary Agency.


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Touch, by Alexi Zentner

Alexi Zentner’s debut, Touch, began as a short story and grew to a mythical realist novel that delivers monsters, secret family histories and three generations of the Boucher family – all nestled in Sawgamet, a northwoods logging town. Casey Tolfree unpacks the book’s elegant mingling of past and present, reality and myth, and loss that gives the living strength.



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