Suspend Your Disbelief

Candace Walsh

Contributor

Candace Walsh is the author of Licking the Spoon: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Identity, winner of the 2013 New Mexico/Arizona LGBTQ Book Award (Seal Press), and has edited three anthologies, including Lambda Literary Award finalists Dear John, I Love Jane (Seal Press) and Greetings from Janeland (Cleis Press). Her novel in progress, Cleave, was longlisted in the 2018 Stockholm Writers Festival’s First Pages contest. Her work has been published in Craft LiteraryCactus Heart, and Into, among others, and her short story “The Sandbox Story” is forthcoming in Akashic Books’ Santa Fe Noir. She holds an MFA in fiction from Warren Wilson College. Find selected work at candacewalsh.com; she’s on Twitter/IG @candacewalsh.


Articles

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Gyre Journeys: How Twains of Theme and Plot Meet in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being (Part II)

“An ocean gyre is a spiral of currents—formed by the combined forces of global wind patterns and the earth’s rotation—that can swivel up to 330 feet below the water, just like a theme is a dynamically layered mass beneath the front story, or surface, of a novel”: Candace Walsh takes an ocean-deep dive into Ruth Ozeki’s 2013 novel A Tale for the Time Being.


Essays |

Gyre Journeys: How Twains of Theme and Plot Meet in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being (Part I)

“An ocean gyre is a spiral of currents—formed by the combined forces of global wind patterns and the earth’s rotation—that can swivel up to 330 feet below the water, just like a theme is a dynamically layered mass beneath the front story, or surface, of a novel”: Candace Walsh takes an ocean-deep dive into Ruth Ozeki’s 2013 novel A Tale for the Time Being.



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