Tag Archives: Matt Bell

Every Year Gets Closer

Check out this article by Matt Bell, author of “In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods,” “Cataclysm Baby,” and “How They Were Found.”

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In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods by Matt Bell

“In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods” is Matt Bell‘s first novel. His short story collection “How They Were Found” and novella “Cataclysm Baby” are also worthwhile reads. The wife sings objects into being and the husband builds the house. The couple tries to create a family but each pregnancy …

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Cataclysm Baby by Matt Bell

I finished reading Matt Bell’s “Cataclysm Baby,” published by Mud Luscious Press. Some of my favorite quotes (too many to list here): Only my wife cries. Only the birds caw, flap their wings. Only again a howl of spoor, cigar stutter. Hidden away in my house, my sons now celebrate their success: This is how …

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The end of pumpkin bread

I used the last of my pumpkin puree, so no more pumpkin bread until the fall. I finished reading Raymond Carver’s “Cathedral” and Matt Bell’s “How They Were Found.” The¬†short story I’ve been thinking about for months is making progress. It’s nice to have something on paper. And there’s a nice short fiction making progress. …

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