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Frederic Tuten
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Frederic Tuten
Frederic Tuten is the author of five novels, including Tintin in the New World (William Morrow/Black Classic Press); The Adventures of Mao on the Long March (Citadel/New Directions); Van Gogh’s Bad Café (William Morrow/Black Classic Press); Tallien: A Brief Romance (Farrar, Straus & Giroux/Black Classic Press); and The Green Hour; as well as a book of interwoven short stories, Self-Portraits: Fictions (both W. W. Norton). He is the recipient of three Pushcart Prizes and an O’Henry Prize for fiction. His memoir, My Young Life (Simon & Schuster), is coming out in March 2019.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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February 25, 2020
This is where the sand meets the

collapse / the flat line / cove     

            a silver or brown hole

a line                that causes a fever            
February 18, 2020
Things that are Funny on a Submarine But Not Really— The torpedo man named Grenadier who lives in South Carolina and thinks North Carolina is the North. The XO who hates my bucket hat I wear printed with cherries, but would rather me wear it than the other one I have that says, “Bigfoot is Real.”
February 4, 2020
Although family therapy consumed more time than basketball practice and did not improve my odds of attending my first-choice college, my sister’s suicide attempt had alarmed my parents, and they were taking every precaution against relapse.

     Horse, meet barn door. Bird, meet coop. I am trying to say: It was all so predictable.
The 2018 Berlin Prize winner reads from her work
Monday, March 2, 2020
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema