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Matter of Survival

What does it take to survive? Four acclaimed authors explore survival, secrets and and the human experience in dangerous times.

Crystal Hana Kim

Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel is "If You Leave Me." She was a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook and Jentel....

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Kristina McMorris

Kristina McMorris is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of five historical novels, including "The Edge of Lost" and her latest release, "Sold on a Monday." Her works of fiction have garnered more than two dozen awards and nominations, including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and RWA’s Rita Award....

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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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Tatjana Soli

Tatjana Soli is author of the New York Times best-seller "The Lotus Eaters" as well as "The Forgetting Tree" and "The Last Good Paradise." Her work has been awarded the UK’s James Tait Black Prize and been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award....

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