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"A Good Deuce" introduces us to a "rural California teen dealing with the aftermath of a mother’s overdose," writes Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House and guest editor of this issue of Recommended Reading.In his introduction, Spillman recalls when he first heard Jodi Angel read "A Good Deuce" two years ago. "She pulled us into a lower-class world of emotionally stunted teen"A Good Deuce" introduces us to a "rural California teen dealing with the aftermath of a mother’s overdose," writes Rob Spillman, editor of Tin House and guest editor of this issue of Recommended Reading.In his introduction, Spillman recalls when he first heard Jodi Angel read "A Good Deuce" two years ago. "She pulled us into a lower-class world of emotionally stunted teens, a bleak yet vibrant land a million miles away from the shiny, happy America of TV and advertising. "About Recommended Reading:Great authors inspire us. But what about the stories that inspire them? Recommended Reading, the latest project from Electric Literature, publishes one story every week, each chosen by a great author or editor. In this age of distraction, we uncover writing that's worth slowing down and spending some time with. And in doing so, we help give great writers, literary magazines, and independent presses the recognition (and readership) they deserve.About the Author:Jodi Angel’s first collection of short stories, The History of Vegas, was published in 2005 and was named as a San Francisco Chronicle “Best Book of 2005" as well as a LA Times Book Review “Discovery". Her work has appeared in Tin House, Zoetrope: All-Story, and The Sycamore Review, among other publications and anthologies. Her stories have received several Pushcart Prize nominations and she was selected for Special Mention in 2007. Most recently her story, "A Good Deuce," was noted as a "Distinguished Story of 2011" in The Best American Stories, 2012. She grew up in a small town in Northern California--in a family of girls.Her new collection, You Only Get Letters from Jail, will be published by Tin House Books next Summer.About the Guest Editor:Tin House is a beautifully designed periodical featuring the best writers of our time alongside a new generation of talent who are poised to become the most important voices of the future. Content includes short stories, profiles, author interviews, poetry, essays, and unique departments such as "Lost & Found," in which writers review overlooked or underrated books, and "Blithe Spirits" and "Readable Feast," which present tales and recipes for drinks and food in a literary way....

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ISBN : 17452039
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Number of Pages : 20 Pages
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