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By Chanelle Benz Pamela Erens | Comments: ( 236 ) | Date: ( Sep 18, 2019 )

I admire Chanelle Benz s maneuver in The Mourners, which takes place in 1889, first in an affluent Mississippi household and then in an unnamed frontier town out West Rather than strain to convince us that things were like that, she signals that there will be a certain artifice to this story Poetic diction and neologism put the reader on notice that Benz is fashioni I admire Chanelle Benz s maneuver in The Mourners, which takes place in 1889, first in an affluent Mississippi household and then in an unnamed frontier town out West Rather than strain to convince us that things were like that, she signals that there will be a certain artifice to this story Poetic diction and neologism put the reader on notice that Benz is fashioning a poem, one that will make us see and feel what mere naturalistic detail cannot It is a poem that tosses us about and eventually swamps us, just as the dying man, the victim of tuberculosis, is swamped in his own blood Pamela Erens About the Author Chanelle Benz has published short stories in Guernica, Granta, The American Reader, Fence and The Cupboard, and is the recipient of an O Henry Prize She received her MFA at Syracuse University as well as a BFA in Acting from Boston University She is of British Antiguan descent and currently lives in Houston About the Guest Editor Pamela Erens s second novel, The Virgins, was a New York Times Book Review Editor s Choice and was named a Best Book of 2013 by The New Yorker, The New Republic, Library Journal, and Salon The novel was a finalist for the John Gardner Book Award for the best book of fiction published in 2013 Pamela s debut novel, The Understory, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing Her essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in publications such as Virginia Quarterly Review, Elle, Vogue, The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Millions Her third novel, Eleven Hours, published in May 2016 About the Publisher Electric Literature is an independent publisher amplifying the power of storytelling through digital innovation Electric Literature s weekly fiction magazine, Recommended Reading, invites established authors, indie presses, and literary magazines to recommended great fiction Once a month we feature our own recommendation of original, previously unpublished fiction Recommended Reading is supported by the Literary Partnership, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts For other links from Electric Literature, follow us, or sign up for our eNewsletter.


  • Title: "The Mourners" (Electric Literature's Recommended Reading Book 244)
  • Author: Chanelle Benz Pamela Erens
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