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A gorgeous graphic adaptation breathes new life into Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery."
The pinnacle of short story publications for a literary writer is The New Yorker. The famous magazine has published stories from National Book Award winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, and many more literary legends since its inception in 1925.
Brian DeLeeuw is a novelist and screenwriter. After graduating from Princeton, he received his MFA from The New School. His first novel, In This Way I Was Saved, was long-listed for the Dylan Thomas Prize. His second novel is The Dismantling.
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On any given Saturday, a community like the one in Madison Wisconsin is not divided by class, race or creed but instead united by their football team.
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As the piece unfolds, dancers pair up and present themselves to the audience in a series of dances that give the impression of the day unfolding gradually. The mood is initially light, but begins to shift as the black box starts to take the focus -- and then the ritual begins.
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The Shirley Jackson Awards for excellence in "literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic" were