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"A magnetic pull sets in while reading The Way We Weren't, a sinking into the author's state of heart and mind, a compulsion to keep turning the pages. The memoir's allure is a testament to Jill Talbot's formidable talent."

-The Boston Globe


Jill Talbot is the author of The Way We Weren’t: A Memoir and Loaded: Women and Addiction, the co-editor of The Art of Friction: Where (Non)Fictions Come Together, and the editor of Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction. Her writing has appeared in journals such as AGNIBrevityColorado ReviewDIAGRAMEcotone, Longreads, The Normal School, The Rumpus, and Slice Magazine and has been recognized in The Best American Essays. In 2018 her story, “Railroad Blues,” was the Most Read of the Year in Little Fiction. She teaches in the creative writing program at the University of North Texas.


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