Lynn Sloan is a writer and photographer. Her stories have appeared in Ploughshares, Shenandoah, and American Literary Review, among other publications, and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She is the author of the novel Principles of Navigation (Fomite, 2015), which was a Chicago Book Review Best Book in 2015, and the short story collection, This Far Isn’t Far Enough (Fomite, 2018), which was featured on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Her fine art photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally. For many years she taught photography at Columbia College Chicago, where she founded the journal Occasional Readings in Photography, and contributed to Afterimage, Art Week, and Exposure.
“I think the book isn’t grim because Ben is a loving, mischievous person first, and a person with disabilities second.” Lynn Sloan sits down with Julie Justicz to discuss her debut novel, Degrees of Difficulty, out now from Fomite Press.
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