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Sherri Hoffman
Writer. Sports nerd.
Writer. Sports nerd.

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new fiction: Fire, Fire
We heard Fire! Fire! and hauled out of bed like it was a real emergency. Pounding out the back door in our boxers and bare feet. Ranger barking. Michael dragging his blanket. The summer was a dark chill on our skins dragged from our blankets. As soon as I g...

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At the bottom of this hill, my father tells me, the local truck drivers claim there is a ghost.

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news: cimarron review announces release
Cimarron Review announces the release of Issue 195: My thanks to Cimarron Review for including me in this issue alongside these fine poets and writers. 

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new story: where she stands
Gold-capped Mason jars filled with cut green beans
line the kitchen countertop in orderly rows. On the table, a crate of new
peaches, the irrigation schedule, and a stack of pink flyers: Resurrection Rummage Sale. July 14-15 Friday
and Saturday at Our Holy ...

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new story: stained with lime
Nothing in Kigali is what I expect. The city is a swell of hills thick with lights, strings of fog, traffic, and streams of voices. Along the tree-lined street near the hospital, every block is under construction. Bamboo scaffolds cling to the new structure...

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writing the river
Over the last six months, I have been almost anywhere but home, which has made writing an interesting endeavor at times. I like my coffee just so, like I like my writing space. Being on the road for so long has given me some insight into what it takes to be...

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road trip: NEXUS conference
Grateful for the opportunity to present a paper at the NEXUS 2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: ALT + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions .  This is the 7th biennial graduate conference sponsored by the University of T...

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poetry + coffee = heaven
What could be better than your favorite cuppa coffee and a poem? Nothing! says the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Literary Circular campaign. This week, The Grind , UWM coffeeshop, will wrap your delicious beverage of choice in select poems by authors ...

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Pre-order Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology for print, audio, and ebook bundle.

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seven authors, seven mysteries
My new story, "Little Secrets" is included in a new collection of mystery stories, Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology. You'll never guess the location of this mysterious small-town story. TWO MORE DAYS TO PREORDER for $20 before November 20th to receive a pri...
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