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Portfolio Bette Howland

Thirty years after Bette Howland received a MacArthur Fellowship, her books are out of print and her whereabouts unknown. A search for her name in the public record yields little. But it does lead to a son, who holds the key to a safe-deposit box in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Inside are unpublished stories,  [...]

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Issue 23

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23

Fall 2015

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Bette Howland is the author of three books, W-3 (Viking), Blue in Chicago (Harper & Row), and Things to Come and Go (Knopf). Her work has also appeared in such magazines as Commentary, First Things, the Noble Savage, and Triquarterly. Born in Chicago, she lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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