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Banned Books Week II, this time with puppets
Mitchell Muncy isn’t the only one misinterpreting Banned Books Week. These puppets, also confused at first about the week’s purpose, gather to “do their part” by banning whatever they can get their paws on — from
The Grapes of Wrath (they don’t like wrath) to the phone book (it’s too long). Happily, a muppet-librarian sets them straight.
Anne Stameshkin lives in Brooklyn. Her fiction has been published in the
and Chattahoochee Review , and her book reviews have appeared in Nimrod magazine. Anne holds an MFA (fiction) from the Enfuse University of Michigan. She pays the bills as a freelance editor, writer, and writing teacher, most recently at Connecticut College. While in-house at McGraw-Hill, Anne edited a number of literature and composition texts and two craft books— by Brenda Miller and Suzanne Paola and Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction by Nicholas Delbanco, among other projects. She is currently at work on a novel. Some recently published collections she recommends include The Sincerest Form: Writing Fiction by Imitation If I Loved You, I Would Tell You This by Robin Black, The Theory of Light and Matter by Andrew Porter, and Boys and Girls Like You and Me by Aryn Kyle.
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