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“Fine Arts” by Karin Lin-Greenberg

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A granddaughter visits her grandmother three times a week in the nursing home. She's difficult; has a difficult relationship with her son, the granddaughter's father. One day, after the grandmother asks for the Craft Masters - paint-by-number kits she used to paint back in the 1950's - her granddaughter starts to see a little into the mysteries of her grandmother's life.


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About the Author
Karin Lin-Greenberg's story collection, Faulty Predictions, won the 2013 Flannery O'Connor Award in Short Fiction from the University of Georgia Press and was Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year in the Short Story category. Her stories have appeared in literary journals including The Antioch Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Epoch, Five Chapters, Kenyon Review Online, and North American Review. She earned an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA from Temple University, an AB from Bryn Mawr College and has been awarded fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, the Wesleyan Writers Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. She has taught creative writing at Missouri State University, the College of Wooster, and Appalachian State University. Currently, she lives in upstate New York and is an assistant professor in the English Department at Siena College.
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