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Nancy Hightower

New York, NY
Author and Freelance Writer — Freelance

Author (The Acolyte), academic. Christian. I write about faith & resistance. Collaborator w/ DJ Spooky on Digital Fictions. Words in Sundog Lit, HuffPo, WaPo

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Nancy Hightower is an award winning author, editor, and college teacher. She has published short fiction and poetry in journals such as Entropy, storySouth, Heavy Feather Review, Sundog Lit, Flapperhouse, Cheap Pop, Gargoyle, and Word Riot. In 2015, Port Yonder Press published The Acolyte, her fi...

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Sep 22, 2017

@m_older I talked about this with MFA students--about knowing one's audience and what you want your work to do with that audience.

Sep 22, 2017

@m_older It all stems from that snobbism (I hope I'm referencing the correct thread).

Sep 22, 2017

@m_older Oh yeah, I read the thread. I just don't even like the old school academic premise of there being world changing books (that thread?)

Sep 22, 2017

@m_older I don't even know that "world changing" books exist. Books have their own audiences, and even then, great swathes of people don't read them

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