Joshua Gaylord

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Because it is only in literature that the paradoxical and even mutually negativing anecdotes in the history of a human heart can be juxtaposed and annealed by art into verisimilitude and credibility.

--William Faulkner, "Monk"

finalist for the philip k. dick award, 2010

winner of the ala alex award, 2010

finalist for the shirley jackson award, 2010 & 2015


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And none will hear the postman's knock
Without a quickening of the heart. For who can bear to feel himself forgotten?

--W.H. Auden, "Night Mail"

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