Book Review: Light in August

Having never read Faulkner before now (I know, sacrilege for a southern writer), I began with his “most accessible...

Book Review: Life After Life

I saw Jill McCorkle give a reading a couple of years ago and have been wanting to read her...

Book Review: The Optimist's Daughter

It seems that in every creative writing class I take, Eudora Welty’s name is invoked. The woman had a...

[mini-essay] The Collection as Form

Read my last mini-essay here. The Collection as Form This seminar by Kathryn Rhett, instructor at Queens University of...

Book Review: No One Is Coming To Save Us

No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts is the story of an African-American extended family...
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Book Review: Light in August
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Book Review: Life After Life
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Book Review: The Optimist's Daughter
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[mini-essay] The Collection as Form
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Hello, I'm Hayley, a writer of stories and reviews and silly rants. I love feta cheese and sweet potatoes. I tend to write flash fiction, short stories, and may or may not be working on a novel.

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