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Elizabeth Gaffney

Elizabeth Gaffney is a native Brooklynite and editor-at-large at A Public Space. Her first novel was Metropolis (Random House, 2005). She is now at work on her second novel, The War Effort, which is set in New York City in the period between World War II and the Vietnam War.



Writers on Writers | Fiction

  A single dim ray, like the thread of a spider, shot through the small diaphragm formed by the crust on my lashes. Here is the monochrome scene played out on my retina: a gray wall, a gray cotton sheet, a gray metal bed frame, the gray back of [...]