(c) Bob Thurber

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

More Links, more Excerpts, more personal notes

There's an excerpt in the June issue of The Collagist

An excerpt at Word Riot

Liquid Imagination has an Excerpt / and part 2 of our Conversation / Interview

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Notes from readers continue. Some are touching, heartwarming, some disturbingly candid. Most I can't share. But here is one I have permission to post.

From a therapist who worked for a good number of years with "lost children" and "emotionally disturbed" adolescents:

I finished Paperboy....I know that it is a compliment to say that it was so good that I couldn't put it down...I have to say it was so real I had to put it down, but could never leave it. So many faces of kids from over the years flashed before me. It was as like a 3d version of their histories in the med records. What we read about them brought to visual. Painfully well done!

Good wishes to all,