Aimee Bender has penned two novels and two collections of short stories, including a New York Times Notable Book and an LA Times Pick of the Year. Her stories are known for their contemporary fairytale quality. She is currently a professor of creative writing at USC. Latter-day surrealist.
Here, Bender talks about her latest novel struck readers, and about her relation to her readers more generally. It is, she says, like throwing a ball you hope the reader will catch.
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