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

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Things you didn't know. Or maybe you did.
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16 random facts--the shortest stories redux
16. I love the rain, which happens at home throughout the year. In Wisconsin, the rains come mostly late summer-early fall, and then again in spring, mixed with snow. In Rwanda, there are downpour rains off and on in January, which is the end of the rainy s...
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new fiction: The Audrey Hepburn
Meredith wills her voice up her dry throat. "It's a famous design, this dress. Did I tell you? The actress who made it famous?"  The women peer at her, pins held between their lips as their fingers coax the bodice into place. Meredith can't stop talking. Ro...
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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: https://cimarronreview.com/2016/06/23/our-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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