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Perle Besserman’s short fiction has appeared in The Southern Humanities Review, AGNI, Transatlantic Review, Nebraska Review, Southerly, and Bamboo Ridge, among others. Her books of creative nonfiction have been recorded and released in both audio and e-book versions and translated into over ten languages. Her forthcoming novel Kabuki Boy will be published by Aqueous Books. Also find her work at,,, and