Tag Archives: Dan Chaon

It’s Okay to Feel Ambivalent on Father’s Day


If the saccharine nature of Father’s Day makes you roll your eyes or get sick to your stomach , please read this. Okay?

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How I Taught Myself to Write a Novel


My first book, The Circus in Winter, a novel-in-stories, was written over the course of twelve years-one story at a time-and thus provides a wide-ranging experience as the reader observes me trying on different aesthetic approaches. There was one narrative … Continue reading

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