Through the Unyielding Lens

Garth Greenwell’s debut novel, What Belongs to You, opens with a four-line sentence containing five separate clauses. The sentences that follow, shockingly, become more complex and esoteric, words—coterminous, ubiquitous, autumnal—littering the first paragraph, sentences rarely shorter than three or four lines. After the first page, I had the distinct feeling that this book was either going to…

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Garth Greenwell, Interviewed by Dani Hedlund

Garth Greenwell is the author of Mitko, which won the 2010 Miami University Press Novella Prize and was a finalist for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction and a Lambda Award. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, he holds graduate degrees from Harvard University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was an Arts Fellow. His short fiction has appeared in The Paris Review and A Public Space. What Belongs to You is his first novel.

Dani Hedlund is the CEO of the international literary nonprofit, Tethered by Letters, and the Editor-in-Chief of F(r)iction, a fine art and literature collection. Her short work has appeared or is forthcoming in a variety of publications, including the Sycamore Review and the Maine Review. In her ever-elusive free time, Dani can be found working on her novel, reading Batman comics, or embarrassing herself at game nights (but seriously, those Cylons came out of nowhere!).

Zach C. Britton

Zach C. Britton is a freelance artist based out of his basement. He sometimes sees the sun but never much cares for it. Some call him a basement troll. All he thinks about is: art, comics, philosophy, and physics. Zach writes sometimes, but he hides most of those files in his digital treasure trove. His favorite food is nachos; most times, it’s the best way to lure him out of his basement. You can find his work almost anywhere online and no he isn’t British although he might be ancient British royalty, surprising considering he’s a basement troll.

First Featured In: No. 4, spring 2016

F(r)iction #4

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