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Rachel Swearingen’s recent stories have appeared, or are forthcoming, in The Kenyon ReviewNew Stories from the Midwest 2013American Short Fiction, Agni, Massachusetts Review, and elsewhere. Recipient of a 2012 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, the 2011 Mississippi Review Prize in Fiction, and resident fellowships from The MacDowell Colony and Ragdale, she lives in Minneapolis.