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Dan Beachy-Quick

DAN BEACHY-QUICK is the author, most recently, of a collection of essays, fragments, and poems, Of Silence and Song (Milkweed, 2017).

Dan Beachy-Quick

Now when I turn on the radio to hear the news, I too often turn it off, unable to bear what it is I’m hearing, unable to bear my children listening. I don’t think of the silence then as a denial or a refuge—I think of it as mourning, and I think of it as attention.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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