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Jan Becker on “The Sunshine Chronicles”—in the Author’s Own Words
On February 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jan Becker: Sometimes, when I thumb through The Sunshine Chronicles I’m left in a state of disbelief that I wrote it. It came too easily. It’s a funny book. For the last 17 years, I’ve been writing about painful topics like child abuse, PTSD, and the alienation that comes from growing up in the diaspora […]

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Luis Garcia on “Missing” — In the Author’s Own Words
On June 10, 2017 | 1 Comments

When I got to prison in 2007, I didn’t have much to do but read and write. I wrote to friends to send me books. My friend Gaby sent me David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest and Cormac McCarthy’s Blood Meridian. By the end of the month, it was over: I would write…and read…and read…and write. […]

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