interviewed by Derek Alger
Baggott earned an MFA at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and her first published novel, Girl Talk (Washington Square Press, 2002), was a national bestseller, quickly followed by her novel, The Miss America Family (Washington Square Press, 2003), and then The Madam (Washington Square Press, 2004), an historical novel based on the life of her grandmother.
by Matt Pine
But then something will happen. A few words that were supposed to mean something small and specific will become a lot of words about something important, amorphous and large.
by Joanne de Simone
She takes a couple of healthy gulps. Without such completely feminine hands, her beer chugging might be considered downright unladylike.
by Stephen Moles
A large blob of grayish-green was visible therein, and its presence I acknowledged with a muttered 'for Christ's sake' because to me it suggested a leaking fridge and a whole lot of hassle.