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Start Reading Homing Instincts by Sarah Menkedick…
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Pittsburgher Sarah Menkedick‘s work has been featured in Harper’s, Pacific Standard, Oxford American, Aeon, Guernica, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in nonfiction from the University of Pittsburgh, and she was a 2015-2016 Fulbright fellow in Mexico. She’s also the founder of Vela, an online magazine of nonfiction writing by women.

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On Fires, Then and Now…
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Have you checked out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s redesigned Eleventh Stack blog yet? Eleventh Stack is run by a group of library workers who are passionate…

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Start reading Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser…
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By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers since 1920. By night, she is a fiction writer with a debut novel, Almost Missed You, forthcoming in 2017 from St. Martin’s Press and another stand-alone novel to follow in 2018.

Interviews
5 Questions: Jessica Strawser
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By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers…

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Gimme Some Sugar
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Have you checked out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s redesigned Eleventh Stack blog yet? Eleventh Stack is run by a group of library workers who are passionate…

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Start Reading All That’s Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe…
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Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh. His debut novel, All That’s Left to Tell, “celebrates not just the power of storytelling but the deeply human need for it in even the most dire situations” (Stewart O’Nan).

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4 Questions: Daniel Lowe
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Daniel Lowe teaches writing at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his MFA in fiction writing from the University of Pittsburgh.…

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4 Questions: REYoung
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REYoung was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and lives in Austin, Texas, in a limestone cave deep beneath the city. He is the author of Unbabbling, a…

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4 Questions: Marc Nieson
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Marc Nieson’s Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love & Landscape is now available! Nieson — a Raymond Carver Short Story Award winner and Pushcart Prize nominee — teaches…

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Love your Perfume
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Have you checked out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s redesigned Eleventh Stack blog yet? Eleventh Stack is run by a group of library workers who are passionate…

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Short Stories, Big Impact
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Have you checked out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s redesigned Eleventh Stack blog yet? Eleventh Stack is run by a group of library workers who are passionate…

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4 Questions: Joshua David Bellin
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Pittsburgh’s Joshua David Bellin, author of Survival Colony 9 (“A post-apocalyptic thriller that collides breathless action with devious world building and genuine heart. A terrific novel!”…

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