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Tessa Mellas, Thurs 11/14

This week, the Laurentian is thrilled to host a SLU alumna, Tessa Mellas ’01. She is the recipient of the 2013 Iowa Short Fiction Award for her book Lungs Full of Noise, and she will be reading Thursday November 14th from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Dean Eaton Formal Lounge. Students will get to hear a selection […]

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The American Shakespeare Company!

This past weekend the American Shakespeare Company visited our lovely campus. If you missed them, shame on you, unless you had a perfectly good reason like homework or something. I had the chance of meeting some of the players last week. They’re all very nice people, very friendly as well. I unfortunately only had time […]

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The Return of Serialized Fiction

Starting this past September, Amazon began releasing new items called Kindle Serials. Instead of buying the whole book at once, the consumer buys the book a portion at a time. With a tagline like “Great reads, one episode at a time” it is hard to ignore the advertising angle of making the action of reading seem […]

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Country Club Croquet

Lately I’ve been reading a book of ‘flash fiction’, and I decided to give it a try. I’m not really sure what the flash fiction rules are, if any, but I wrote this at breakfast this morning when I woke up and realized I hadn’t yet contributed to the website. It seems like there’s been […]

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