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He began telling his wife bedtime stories, so abstract and complicated that she believed he’d pulled them straight out of the air. But the stories he tells are so oddly familiar that they becomes painful to hear, specifically the one about the man whose organs were nothing more than the plumbing system of an old house, creaking and groaning, desperate to be repaired.
Stories We Began to Tell
About the Author
Thaisa Frank's sixth book, Heidegger's Glasses (Counterpoint Press, 2010). was sold to ten foreign countries before publication. Her seventh book, Enchantment, (Counterpoint 2012) was among best books in the SF Chronicle for 2012. Her non-fiction book, Finding Your Writer's Voice (St. Martin's Press) was recently reissued as an e-book. She has published in numerous anthologies, is a 3-time Pushcart nominee and finalist for the Northern California Book Reviewers Association, has taught in MFA programs and is an Honored Instructor at UCBerkeley Extension where she is an advisor on the post-bac degree in creative writing. She is a member of the SF Writers Grotto and is currently a finalist in Narrative Magazine's Spring Fiction Contest. Her work, according to the NY Times "works by a tantalizing sense of indirection.