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Look Busy: One hundred 100-word stories by and for the easily distracted

...Look Busy serves up a series of micro-stories that exist somewhere between the whimsical and the jaded—as though the plays of Sarah Ruhl had swallowed the stories of Lydia Davis. McDermott's prose is sharp, funny and poignant. Most important, the writing rings with honesty and vulnerability…amusing and clever on the first reading, charming and poignant on the second reading, and thoroughly captivating on the third reading and beyond. —Jacob M. Appel, author of The Biology of Luck   Author...

Look Busy Release Party in One Hundred Words

In celebration of the release of Jane McDermott's debut collection of short stories and 2014 Michael Rubin Book Award winner, Look Busy: One hundred 100-word stories by and for the easily distracted, four members of the Fourteen Hills' staff wrote...



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2014 Michael Rubin Book Award Release Party

Please join Green Apple Books on the Park and Fourteen Hills Press in celebrating the release of Jane McDermott’s debut collection, and 2014 Michael Rubin Book Award winner, "Look Busy: One hundred 100-word stories by and for the easily distracted."