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Ryan D. Matthews

RYAN D. MATTHEWS is a writer and editor in New York. He is at work on a novel for which he has received fellowships from the Jentel Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, the Terry Family Foundation, and Can Serrat International Art Center. You can find him at ryandmatthews.com.

Tongues Like as of Fire

What does it feel like to have your most fundamental beliefs destroyed? Perhaps like an earthquake. An initial foreshock, a premonition of disaster as your principles are challenged. A rift, ever so slight as your convictions give way, and suddenly the world drops from beneath your feet and you realize that you no longer know what is true and what is not.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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