Once Upon a Time….

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VERSE New York. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2015. 249 pages. As written by Benjamin Myers, Oklahoma Baptist University, http://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/author/c-k-williams  When C. K. Williams died last year, he left behind more than half a century’s worth of superb work as well as a sterling reputation attested to by a Pulitzer Prize, a National Book Award, and a …

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In the wake of her father’s death, a Malaysian author discovers the writer within and ends up writing herself into her country’s narrative.  http://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2016/may/writing-life-back-world-bernice-chauly My father’s untimely and tragic death when I was four made me a writer. It was that simple, really. There was a need for words, and words were what I turned …

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