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Catastrophic Moments

A discussion about a life-changing event and how characters have to adapt, overcome and find a way to not have it define them.

Nana Adjei-Brenyah

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah has an M.F.A. from Syracuse University. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Guernica, Printer's Row and Breakwater Review, where ZZ Packer awarded him the Breakwater Review Fiction Prize....

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Alice Hatcher

Alice Hatcher’s first book, "The Wonder That Was Ours," was long-listed for the 2018 First Novel Prize by the Center for Fiction. Her work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, The Beloit Fiction Journal, Notre Dame Review, Fiction International, Lascaux Review, Fourth Genre, Contrary, Chautauqua and Gargoyle....

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Karen Walker

Karen Thompson Walker is the bestselling author of two novels, The Dreamers (January 2019) and The Age of Miracles, which was named one of the best books of the year by People, O: The Oprah Magazine,the Financial Times, and Amazon among others....

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