Laura Van Den Berg

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Laura van den Berg is an American writer.

Laura van den Berg was raised in Florida. She has a BA from Rollins College ('05) and an M.F.A. from Emerson College. Her stories have been published in Conjunctions, American Short Fiction, Ploughshares, Glimmer Train and One Story.
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23 September 2016
“Winds shake the leaves and for a moment I smell smoke. I concentrate on the scent, but it vanishes into the aroma of rain and tree bark, the way one life can collapse into another and different people can stir within the same body, like bats thrashing inside a secret hollow.”
23 September 2016
“Is there any greater mystery than the separateness of each person?”
23 September 2016
“I like having a job where I get to wear a mask all day.”
23 September 2016
“Over time, we became less sure we were something the other wanted to hold on to.”
23 September 2016
“If your unconscious mind wishes you to be well, you are well. If it wishes you to be sick, you become sick. If it wishes you to die, you die.”


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