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Roy Scranton's journalism, essays, and reviews have been published in Rolling Stone,, the New York TimesBoston Review, Los Angeles Review of BooksContemporary LiteratureThe Appendix, and elsewhere. He is one of the editors of Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (Da Capo, 2013). His book Learning to Die in the Anthropocene is forthcoming from City Lights in the fall of 2015.

14 September 2011


And they're off! My semester began with an unexpected treat.

I had the great pleasure Monday of talking to some of the people at the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia about a program they're developing for veterans and their children.

Helping them with their work was only half the fun, though. I also got to handle James Joyce's manuscript of Ulysses... which was awesome. The Penelope/Ithaca notebook gave me chills.

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