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War Narratives #3: The Rumpus Interview with Matt Gallagher


Matt Gallagher on blogging during his time in the Army, his memoir Kaboom and forthcoming novel Youngblood, and what makes for good literary fiction about wartime.

Fire and Forget

“Fire and Forget,” by Roy Scranton, Matt Gallagher, Colum McCann, and others

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“It is the job of literature to confront the terrible truths of what war has done and continues to do to us,” novelist Colum McCann writes in the foreword for Matt Gallagher and Roy Scranton’s new collection of wartime short stories, Fire and Forget.  “It is also the job of literature to make sense of […]