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Sharon Harrigan

Sharon Harrigan’s short stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in the Rumpus, Narrative, and Pleiades. She has a BA in English from Columbia University and an MFA in creative writing from Pacific University. She is a contributing editor for the Nervous Breakdown and Silk Road Review and teaches creative writing at WriterHouse in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Foie Gras, the Vegetable

May 1, 2015 | Essays

During my junior semester abroad, I worked as a companion for Anne-Marie, a famously reclusive French poet who died a couple years ago. She had a rule I knew well, though she never explained its origin: She didn’t allow herself to drink. Not one dr [...]