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Posts Tagged ‘dystopic fiction’

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Facing the Scary Thing in the Dark: An Interview with Holly Goddard Jones

“I wrote big swaths of this book operating on instinct, and I had a lot of luck with the instincts later bearing fruit”: Holly Goddard Jones with Danielle LaVaque-Manty on dystopian fiction, Cracker Barrel, and The Salt Line, out this week from G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

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Architectures like Underground Cities: Part II of an Interview with Julianna Baggott

In Part II of Sebastian Matthews’s five-part interview with Julianna Baggott (who also writes as Bridget Asher and N.E. Bode), the two discuss writing the Pure Trilogy, research and revision.

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Book of the Week: The Office of Mercy, by Ariel Djanikian

Our newest feature is Ariel Djanikian’s debut novel The Office of Mercy, which was just published by Viking. Djanikian was born in Philadelphia and attended the University of Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA degree from the University of Michigan and is the recipient of a Fulbright grant. She’s also lived in Madison, Wisconsin, and Irvine, California. Her newly adopted city is Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband and daughter and hopes to stay for a long time. Her writing has appeared in The L Magazine and The Paris Review Daily. Visit her Website for more information […]

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