Samantha Hunt is the author of the nonfiction book The Unwritten Book, a story collection The Dark Dark, and the novels Mr. Splitfoot, The Invention of Everything Else, and The Seas. Hunt is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Bard Fiction Prize, the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 prize, and the St. Francis College Literary Prize, and she was a finalist for the Orange Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. She lives in upstate New York.
Ghosts of December
THE GHOULS OF OCTOBER ARE practice runs for December when our ghosts really make their presence felt. By presence though, I mean absence. December can hurt more than other months. Repeated Continue reading
Citizens of Peace
One night, when my daughters were still babies, I heard a buzzing. All three girls shared a bedroom. In the morning the buzzing was even louder. By the end of the Continue reading