Cover Photo: photo by Louisa Thomson/flickr
photo by Louisa Thomson/flickr

New York Taught Me to Be a Better Listener

“Most writers, I think, know this predicament. I have my own name for it: the curse of starting on too high a note.”

the curse of starting on too high a note

the man with the horrible comment

the moment I plugged into the audible

Karate Chop

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 © Dorthe Nors 2016

Dorthe Nors received the 2014 Per Olov Enquist Literary Prize for Karate Chop, which Publishers Weekly named one of the best books of 2014. Her work has appeared in the New Yorker and A Public Space. Her new book, So Much for That Winter, has just been released by Graywolf Press and A Public Space Books. Photo credit: Kirsten Klein. 

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