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Author: Sumner Carnahan

Sumner Carnahan has collaborated with composers, performers, and artists for decades to present her writing "off the page." She was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, and lives in Santa Fe. She has six books in print and numerous recordings of her work. ONLY A MESSENGER (Burning Books, 2011) is her first novel.

13 STORIES
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13 STORIES

Burning Books

Fiction. Warning: If you are not quite certain that you can follow these directions accurately, do not attempt to begin. Thirteen short works in an arrangement from the profane to the elevated. "There have been few precedents to this kind of sustain...

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One Inch Equals Twenty-Five Miles
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One Inch Equals Twenty-Five Miles

Burning Books

Fiction. "Many of the events and characters in these stories are sad or ridiculous and any resemblance to real or fictitious situations or persons is entirely my intention." Imagine a plush magazine of avant-garde short fiction featuring just one au...

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Only a Messenger
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Only a Messenger

Burning Books

Fiction. At first he decided to devote his life to finding her killer. The novel opens with a "summary abstract" outlining a tale of tragedy, betrayal, and redemption. The story is subsequently revealed through the notebook entries of a young scient...

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THE TIME IS NOW
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THE TIME IS NOW

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Fiction/Poetry/Music. Sumner Carnahan writes the most musical prose since Gertrude Stein--Village Voice. Melody Sumner Carnahan's cryptic, emigmatic fiction has found form for thirteen years in collaboration with composers and musicians. When THE TI...

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