Iraq veteran wins award for first work of fiction

0 What's the most utopian fiction of all?

Utopian fiction is often characterized as optimistic fiction, because it's fiction about a future where the existential crisis is behind us – where we know that whatever else transpires, we are likely to survive as a species. Our children and their
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Boing Boing

This Week in Fiction: Will Mackin

How difficult is it to take real tragedies—such as the ambush that leads to the death of two soldiers in this story—and reimagine them as fiction? Is the process a traumatic one, because it requires you to relive those experiences, or a therapeutic
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New Yorker (blog)

DiSsection: Fiction – The Big Other album track-by-track

This week, London based quintet Fiction release their debut album The Big Other, produced by Ash Workman and James Ford. We got the band to talk us through the ten tracks of 80s inflected, spidery guitar lines and poly-rhythm madness.
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Drowned In Sound

Iraq veteran wins award for first work of fiction

Kevin Powers, author of ''The Yellow Birds,'' has won the 2013 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for a distinguished first book of fiction. The award comes with a $10,000 prize and a residency for visiting writers in a University of Idaho creative writing
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