My bedside table hosted a precarious and ever-growing stack of other people’s lives. I just couldn’t get enough. Every time I cracked open a cover I was transformed—into a gang member, an anorexic, a stripper, an alcoholic. I could have written a memoir about my memoir addiction.
Going to AWP 2014? Come join us at these four special Graywolf events, including a 40th anniversary reading, a William Stafford Centennial reading, an anniversary party with beer, wine, and cake, and a panel on the creative writer as critic.
From the very first page, all of us at Graywolf were enamored with Danish writer Dorthe Nors’s Karate Chop, stunned and amazed and walloped by her stories as the collection’s title promised we would be.