Posts Tagged: Loch Ness Monster

Wildlife of Unknown Status

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The only way forward when you’re lost in the woods, Frost once wrote, is straight ahead. But where is the Florida jungle straight? ...more

“Black Eyes and Oozing Bullet Wounds”

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Liz Wyckoff’s interview with Laura van den Berg for Tin House is a nice complement to our own.

They talk about cohesion in short-story collections, faraway settings, and van den Berg’s collection of ceramic Loch Ness monsters. A preview:

…the women I write about are often seduced by the ugliness and the danger, by the violence or the promise of it—and they often end up paying a steep price for that seduction, in that moment where the promise of violence falls away and the bare, brutal reality of it appears.

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