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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain

Last week we featured Lucia Perillo’s collection Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Dana (@danadilly) Rachel Farrell (@rachelfarrell) Connor Ferguson (@csferguson) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!

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Book of the Week: Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain, by Lucia Perillo

This week’s feature is Lucia Perillo‘s debut story collection, Happiness is a Chemical in the Brain (W.W. Norton). She is also the author of six books of poetry, most recently On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths (Copper Canyon Press, 2012), and a collection of essays, I’ve Heard the Vultures Singing (Trinity University Press, 2007). Her fifth book of poems, Inseminating the Elephant (Copper Canyon Press, 2009), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2000 she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship. In her recent reviewlet of this collection, Alison Espach writes: Perhaps the collection is best described in my […]