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Sara Batkie
I remember Sara's name by imagining she has a bat on her head & a key on her nose - my history teacher. Writer. Writing Programs Director for
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Justin Kirkland Nov 15
Ted Danson learning to floss is the only video I’m interested in watching for the rest of the year.
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Sara Batkie Nov 1
First day of a new month, that means a fresh start, I said to myself as I swept out the door. Then one of my veneers popped off when I bit into a Kit Kat and that was the end of that
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Sara Batkie Nov 1
I had a lot of fun chatting with for ! Check it out for dazzling insights into shaping story collections, catty neighbors as an American phenomenon & how the Gulf War was barely a quagmire
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Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers Oct 24
If you’re worried about the future, I recommend ⁦⁩’s collection, especially “Those Who Left and Those Who Stayed,” which reads like the bedtime story we should be telling in light of recent climate news. ⁦⁦
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Sara Batkie Oct 22
Thanks to for this thoughtful review of "Better Times!" I feel like this reader really got me:
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Literary Hub Oct 9
In today's edition of the Lit Hub Author Questionnaire, talks to , , , , and about nostalgia, secrets, and the trouble with "timely".
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Sara Batkie Oct 2
Thank you so much! Some great titles here, I'll have to pick up a few myself
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Sara Batkie Sep 28
I feel conflicted about sharing anything personal today but if the news has made you want to read more women, I have ten suggestions for great, under-read short story collections over at :
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Sara Batkie Sep 26
Listen, everything is exceptionally terrible this week. But if, like me, you sometimes take solace in music I humbly offer up this playlist I put together for my book "Better Times." I'm not sure it'll help but I think there's some good stuff here:
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Sara Batkie Sep 26
Replying to @kermichele
124 was spiteful. Full of a baby's venom.
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Sara Batkie Sep 21
Fourteen years ago I was reading Linda Cook's movie reviews in my hometown paper and wondering how I could become a writer. Last week she interviewed me about my book "Better Times" and now it's in the Quad City Times: Dreams do come true you guys!
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One Story Sep 20
Together with the Talve-Goodman family, is pleased to announce the Adina Talve-Goodman Fellowship, which offers a year-long mentorship in the craft of fiction to an emerging writer. Deadline=Nov. 15th.
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Sara Batkie Sep 15
Honestly if David Byrne just played “Slippery People” for two hours, I’d be a very happy concertgoer
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Sara Batkie Sep 14
Hey ya'll, if you aren't too book festival-ed out on Sunday night, I'll be doing a reading with the wonderful Simon Jacobs at 7pm as part of KGB Bar's Sunday Night Fiction series. Full details here:
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Tor.com Sep 12
Sometimes you can find the best SFF in realistic books! Here are speculative gems from , , & - plus a piece of genre-bending nonfiction from :
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Sara Batkie Sep 12
This is so cool! Thank you!
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Sara Batkie Sep 10
Thanks to for featuring an excerpt from "Better Times" today! It's the perfect length for reading over your upcoming lunch hour (hint hint):
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jesse Sep 7
One thing I <3 about my crew is that even on the weekend before two of them started brand-new jobs and one of them had a real-deal book coming out, and and still had time for a long talk about movies! LISTEN
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Center for Fiction Sep 5
We're excited to announce the 2018 First Novel Prize Short List! Check out the seven shortlisted books here & watch your reading list grow: The winner will be announced at our Annual Benefit & Awards Dinner on 12/11. Tickets here:
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Sara Batkie Sep 5
Was so excited to write about the inspirations for Better Times for ! Space dogs, Swedish movies, and reasons to read your stack of New Yorkers await
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