Thursday, June 20, 2019

Meredith Boe's "What City"



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"Moving with deft concision from location to location, this collection of eight pieces of brief prose feels like wandering through a city and stumbling upon treasure: a geocache of place and its associated feeling--not just where things happen, but how and why they matter. The stories leave the reader with a soft illumination, the way 'lightning bugs emerge from a blanket of black sky.' "
Kathleen Rooney, author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk

"In What City Meredith Boe’s prose inhabits neighborhoods of circumstance and memory. These essays delicately navigate love, loss, and moments of being, tracking terrains both intimate and urban. What city? Her city."
Barrie Jean Borich, author of Apocalypse, Darling and Body Geographic