Posts Tagged: Lauren Becker

This Week in Short Fiction

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Monday marked Bloomsday, the annual celebration of James Joyce’s 732-page day-in-a-book, Ulysses. While this is hardly short fiction, Joyce is also often credited as one of the earliest practitioners of the epiphany, a technique that still burns bright in short fiction (and at times too bright as some have told it). As a toast to […]

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Safety First

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Back in 2012, we published an essay by Lauren Becker called “Safety” about her experience being stalked. It was beautifully written and one of the scariest things you’ll ever read. Now, almost a year later, she’s written a followup piece for Nailed about the aftermath of that essay and life after escaping her stalker: I thought […]

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