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Words of the Week: David Abrams

She’s a classic storyteller and there’s a clear, direct line from Isaac Bashevis Singer and Bernard Malamud to her 21st-century keyboard.

Please forgive me, but I can’t resist sharing this snippet from a review of my new short-story collection, Quiet Americans. The reviewer is David Abrams, and you can read his full take on the book right here. High praise, indeed! Thank you, David.

Assuming that the trains are running despite snow/ice/sleet, I will be on my way to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference in D.C. tomorrow. I’m unlikely to post while I’m away, but I should have plenty to share once I return.

Have a great several days. See you back here soon.

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  1. What a beautiful, insightful – and spot-on – review by David Abrams. Congratulations, Erika. Here’s hoping your book finds a way to make a “shout” in the literary world. — Linda

  2. Mazel tov, Erica. I am a big short story fan and can’t wait to read your book–Evelyn

  3. Thank you both so very much!

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