Tara Deal Cancelled

This author has cancelled their attendance with the Festival.

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Tara Deal is the first-place Literary Awards winner in fiction. She is the author of two award-wining novellas, "That Night Alive" and "Palms Are Not Trees After All." Her work has also appeared in American Literary Review, Passages North, Tampa Review Online and Washington Square Review, among others. And her shortest story can be found in "Hint Fiction."

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That Night Alive
Fiction / Literature
Miami University Press
September 2016
ISBN 9781881163602
115 pages
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Fiction. Part futuristic fiction and part meditative memoir, THAT NIGHT ALIVE begins on the narrator's death date and moves backward in time to tell her story. More/less

Palms Are Not Trees After All
Fiction / Literature
Texas Review
ISBN 9781933896175
102 pages
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Arriving at an island resort, Scott and Kate make the acquaintance of an older couple, the Griffins, already tanning on the beach. More/less

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