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Unmarriageable Daughters By Cara Diaconoff Unmarriageable Daughters Cara Diaconoff writes with clarity and heartfelt honesty about ordinary lives on the cusp artists converts migrs fiancesall manner of people on the boundary between one way of being and the next Th
  • Title: Unmarriageable Daughters
  • Author: Cara Diaconoff
  • ISBN: 9780911015980
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Paperback
  • Unmarriageable Daughters By Cara Diaconoff
    Unmarriageable Daughters By Cara Diaconoff Cara Diaconoff writes with clarity and heartfelt honesty about ordinary lives on the cusp artists, converts, migrs, fiancesall manner of people on the boundary between one way of being and the next The compassion of these stories moved me deeply I feel like I know these people Theyll stick with me for a long time David Haynes, Author of The Full Matilda Cara DiaconoffCara Diaconoff writes with clarity and heartfelt honesty about ordinary lives on the cusp artists, converts, migrs, fiancesall manner of people on the boundary between one way of being and the next The compassion of these stories moved me deeply I feel like I know these people Theyll stick with me for a long time David Haynes, Author of The Full Matilda Cara Diaconoffs short stories are evocative and compelling They can be as disturbing as dreams, as immediate as those memories that strike when were not quite awake These narratives make us rethink the solidity of the world Cara has a fine ear for the cadences of speech and the flow of sentences her characters speak to us from far distances but also in intimate whispers Francois Camoin
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    About “Cara Diaconoff

    • Cara Diaconoff

      Cara Diaconoff earned a B.A at Oberlin College, an M.A in English literature at University of Wisconsin, and an M.F.A in creative writing at Indiana University She has taught writing and literature as a Visiting Writer at Whitman College, a lecturer at Texas Christian University, and a Peace Corps volunteer at colleges in Russia She also served as managing editor of THE GETTYSBURG REVIEW Currently, she is visiting professor of creative writing at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.Diaconoff is the author of a story collection, UNMARRIAGEABLE DAUGHTERS, published by Lewis Clark Press, and two novels, I LL BE A STRANGER TO YOU and MARIAN HALL I LL BE A STRANGER TO YOU has just been published by Outpost19 as an e book It also won first prize in the novel category in the Utah Original Writing Competition, sponsored by the Utah Arts Council, and MARIAN HALL was a semifinalist in the 2010 James Jones Novel Fellowship competition Diaconoff s stories and creative essays have appeared individually in INDIANA REVIEW, OTHER VOICES, THE ADIRONDACK REVIEW, DESCANT, and elsewhere, and her work has been honored with a fellowship from the Indiana Arts Commission and residencies at the MacDowell Colony She is currently working on a new project, ON CRUSHING, a book length essay on women and unrequited love She is based in Seattle and, currently during the school years, in Dallas.

    582 thoughts on “Unmarriageable Daughters

    • Diaconoff s characters are memorable misfits a moody father who allows himself to be converted by Mormon missionaries, a former mail order bride who has become a hustler, an Ivy League educated police sketch artist who can t get a witness to cooperate, a high school wallflower who comes to lead a double life as an unofficial member of a dead stranger s wealthy family Somehow, Diaconoff makes these strange situations feel realistic Her spare prose style puts the focus on her compelling characters [...]


    • Can t wait to read this Cara from the reviews it appears that you have not included any of the crazy fiction experiments from the Exco Experimental Fiction class we took at Oberlin here s hoping


    • A book of short stories written by one of my Peace Corps friends It s great to see so many of us writing and she s actually published Just got done reading Ludmila s Dance and can t help but think she modeled some of it after my crazy host mother



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