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Reading the Body: Live!
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East Comes West: An Offsite Reading at AWP
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Can stories save our souls?
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13th Annual Lit Mag Marathon - June 16 & 17
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In Memoriam: Drs. Will Grossman and Edward Janowitz
Featured Essay: "The House Across From the Park" by Joan Kip
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"A Love of Story, in Print and in the Clinic"
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