Fiction. Delectable fables with questionable morals—sweet and sharp and over too soon. Thirty stories that deliver the soft touch and the sucker punch with stunning aplomb. Ducks, physicists, detectives, and the New York Times all make appearances.
author siteEllen Wernecke @ The A.V. ClubBrian Phillips @ Poetry MagazineKathleen Rooney @ Boston ReviewMelinda Wilson @ ColdfrontBen Mirov @ Sink Review
Mary Ruefle is the author of many books, including DUNCE (Wave Books, 2019), MY PRIVATE PROPERTY (Wave Books, 2016), TRANCES OF THE BLAST (Wave Books, 2013), MADNESS, RACK, AND HONEY: COLLECTED LECTURES (Wave Books, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has also published a comic book, Go Home and Go to Bed! (Pilot Books/Orange Table Comics, 2007), and is an erasure artist, whose treatments of nineteenth century texts have been exhibited in museums and galleries and published in A LITTLE WHITE SHADOW (Wave Books, 2006). Ruefle is the recipient of numerous honors, including the Robert Creeley Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Bennington, Vermont. Author City: BENNINGTON, VT USA