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Rachel Dacus
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Author of Poetry, Fiction, Memoir, Drama
Author of Poetry, Fiction, Memoir, Drama

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My Favorite Fictional Sweethearts
Valentine's Day approaches, and over on Goodreads, someone asked me what are my favorite fictional couples. I cheated, of course, and managed to get in three pairs of lovers. First, I'd have to say Romeo and Juliet. There's nothing like starry-eyed and high...

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The Story with Sisters
Sibling relationships and specifically sisters is what I'm thinking about. I'm finishing a new novel. It's about two half-sisters who feud about an inherited cottage in Italy with its resident ghost of the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Sisters -- we love to ex...

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Deaths in Karmic Batches
I've read that when people reincarnate, they may do so in batches, sticking together for their progressive learning. I find the idea mostly pleasing. But I hadn't thought about how that might call for group exits. This fall-winter has knocked me on the head...

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More Embarrassing Riches in Poetry Publishing
The end of 2016 was very lucky for my poetry publishing. In this second installment on an embarrassment of riches, I'm delighted to share my poem, "Bird Bones", which was recently published in the redoubtable Prairie Schooner. Thanks, editors! I also had wo...

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All My Imaginary Friends Have Superpowers
Because shouldn't we all have a little extra help? And also a friend you can always talk to, who understands everything the way you see it, or even if he doesn't, has wisdom gently offered? Yes, everyone should have this.  In my completed novel, THE RENAISS...
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