Alice Mattison

Alice Mattison’s The Kite and the String will be published in 2016. She is the author of six novels, most recently When We Argued All Night, four collections of stories, and a book of poems. She teaches in the MFA program at Bennington College.


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Why Pronouns Matter

Mary Norris, longtime comma queen for "The New Yorker," explains the magazine's insane commas and legendarily fussy editing practices....

Why Pronouns Matter
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