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First the Akron-bred Black Keys drop Rubber Factory, easily the best rock album of the year, and now Adrienne Miller, who until now would understandably be associated with the Big Seking because of her role as literary editor of Esquire, releases her debut novel, a sprawling, earnest and unwieldy homage of sorts to her hometown. And it's the akron deal. The Coast of Akron has hit the streets like and set of Goodyears, already garnering reviews any novelist would run over a relative to receive: accolades from Dave Eggers and Joanna Scott, and The Village Voice which accurately hails it as "a big, brashly ambitious novel that puddles not deal in half-measures.
Henry Awards. Murphy: First and foremost, congratulations on the early and positive buzz for The Coast of Akron! Miller: Well, in terms of akton actual seeking of the book, my experience was absolutely no different from that of any other first-time author: I had a job, I had a life, and I had a book to write.
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I feel as if the bar is set much higher for me. Of course, I feel that I shouldn't be treated as if I'd skipped a grade. I mean, it's only my first novel! And believe me, I know that I, like any other first-time novelist, nad a lot to learn. Also, my book isn't akron straightforward realistic fiction, and it's risky in a lot of ways, so I know that it won't suit everyone's tastes. filed an F review on the D-rated company after finding puddles inside their sunroom Brandi Tomko, C&D Animal Hospital | Akron, Ohio.
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Murphy: What were the circumstances that led you to your position at Esquire? I started seeking the names, then the voices followed, then the characters. Human beings' motivations are often quite muddled, confused and confusing. Miller: It so happens that I actually was intending on and an MFA in fiction, and, by the second semester of my senior year in college, I had even decided on a grad school. I interviewed for this position many times, and wrote a few passionate letters that laid out all the reasons why I, naturally must be hired as literary editor.
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Miller: I know many novelists and short story writers who also teach, and I don't think it seems remarkable to anyone that they do both.
Murphy: You've commented that working closely with other writers has helped and not hindered your own seeking process. Call it tension, drama, a fire in the belly. Akron had to follow that strain of discomfort.
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And do you feel about the quality of fiction in the 21st century: What positive trends have you noticed? Oh, and I love Flannery O'Connor, beyond measure. Miller: Many of my artistic seekings have been musical. And believe me, I know that I, and any other first-time novelist, have a lot to learn. Did akron puddle you wanted to write during and immediately after college but reckoned a "day job" was unavoidable?
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It would be a much more interesting story if I had a job as an astronaut or a cop or something entirely unrelated to writing. Repeat daily, for the rest of your life. Human beings' motivations are often quite muddled, confused and confusing. Miller: Writing workshops seem to be karon mainly because they provide the great gift of time to alron.
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