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Karen Lillis

KAREN LILLIS is the author of four novellas, most recently Watch the Doors as They Close (Spuyten Duyvil, 2012). Her writing has appeared in The Austin Chronicle, Evergreen Review, Everyday Genius, LA Cultural Weekly, LitHub, New York Nights, Trip City, Undie Press, and Volume 1 Brooklyn, among others.

A CLERK IN THE HOUSE OF POETRY
from Bagging the Beats at Midnight, a bookstore memoir in progress

There was a moment late in the first decade of the 21st century when people talked a lot about the death of the paper book and the death of bookstores.

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JUL-AUG 2020

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