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I was visiting my grandparents in the old house...
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Richard Bausch is the author of numerous novels and short-story collections, including Before, During, After (Knopf, 2014) and Something Is Out There (Knopf, 2010).
Ann Beattie is the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award, the Rea Award for the Short Story, and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her short stories have been published in four O.
Taylor Antrim is a senior editor at Vogue and the author of the novels Immunity (Regan Arts, 2015) and The Headmaster Ritual (Houghton Mifflin, 2007).
Elliott Holt is the author of the novel You Are One of Them (Penguin, 2013), a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice.
Praveen Krishna is a lawyer in Birmingham, Alabama. His fiction has appeared in Asymptote and Prairie Schooner.
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