Sunday, December 20, 2009

Not Normal, IL: "Exposure to the Bizarre Might Make Us Smarter"

StarTribune ran a review by Laura C.J. Owen about Not Normal, Illinois, an anthology edited by Michael Martone. The anthology contains stories by Midwest experimental/non-traditional writers.

In the review, Owen nods to Erin's story "Wednesday Night Reflections, Edited Thursday" as an example of one of the form-playing stories:

"Erin Pringle's 'Wednesday Night Reflections, Edited Thursday' is a series of short sections describing a troubled relationship: The sections are written with such an attention to emotional detail that the sum of the story's parts is devastatingly precise."

Originally published in Quarter After Eight, "Wednesday Night Reflections, Edited Thursday" is also in The Floating Order.