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About The Author

Aaron Hamburger

Aaron Hamburger was awarded the Rome Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his short story collection THE VIEW FROM STALIN'S HEAD (Random House), also nominated for a Violet Quill Award. His next book, a novel titled FAITH FOR BEGINNERS (Random House), was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Poets and Writers, Tin House, Details, Michigan Quarterly Review, Boulevard, and the Village Voice. He has received fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation and the Civitella Ranieri Foundation in Umbria, Italy, as well as residencies from Yaddo and Djerassi. He has also taught writing at Columbia University, NYU, and the Stonecoast MFA Program.

Posts by: Aaron Hamburger

To cure my winter blues, I’ve been cooking my way to Mexico.

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That plunge into the unfamiliar can inspire instinctual, even animal emotions.

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A few of my bunkmates were going to a “coffeeshop.” Did I want to come?

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I missed feeling like a foreigner in my own land.

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Allegedly, this is “charming” to American audiences.

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For one thing, the simplicity of lists is a lie.

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I feel like a High Holiday Jew facing the end of summer.

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They made it strangely harder for me to see the Barbados I had come to find.

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The very idea of a vacation in Detroit dumbfounded me.

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A sweet cloudy yellow lemon burst of sunshine that cleans the roof of your palate.

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