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Julianna Baggott

Julianna Baggott is the author of three novels: Girl Talk, The Miss America Family and The Madam, as well as a book of poems, This Country of Mothers. Her collaboration with Steve Almond, Which Brings Me to You: A Novel in Confessions, was published by Algonquin. Her stories and poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Best American Poetry 2000, Triquarterly, Poetry, and read on NPR’s Talk of the Nation.


My Mother’s National Geographics

Our house tilted forward, an errant tooth in the row, because my heavy mother, the neighbors joked, sat nose-pressed to the window, staring out at the street, the children with broomstick handles and halved tennis balls, and, perhaps, into the d [...]