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On these frigid afternoons between the Ides of March and Opening Day, when... more
For Jake "The Snake" Roberts, on the Occasion of Making an Unlikely Out in Centerfield During a Charity Softball Game
Like every catch before... more
Above them, the field lights hum to life, // a million moths clump and whirl and dive. / The game has tightened in the late innings, // the shouting grows tense, important. / Cigarettes are flicked into the gravel, // embers blur to ash.
"As a term, postmodernism came into my vocabulary in 1988. It had not yet moved from art and English and music into theology the way it has in recent years by then, but it was, of course, still extant in the visual codes of culture."
For the last couple of years, we've asked some of our... more
A linked story collection detailing the relationship between the 40-year-old narrator, her eighth-grade daughter, Eli, and her daughter’s best friend, Saul. Includes the Pushcart Prize winning story "Teen Culture."
Legs Get Led Astray
The original 2012 essay collection, redesigned and with three new essays by the author.
"Ellen’s gigantic, circular novel leaves everything on the page. It’s one of the most thoughtful and creative books I’ve read in a long time."
—Chicago Review of Books, "The Best Books of 2017 (So Far)"
"PERSON/A is a fresh take on familiar feelings of loss and obsession. The novel feels like half autobiography, half fiction, and both halves will leave readers stunned."
—The Los Angeles Review
"I’m more stunned than able to decide or articulate what I really feel about Person/a, and that’s marvelous."
—The Lit Pub