Elizabeth Gaucher

Editor, Essayist, Short Fiction Writer

(Re-posted from a 2014 project no longer online.) My maternal grandfather scissored his own father out of a wedding portrait: his mother stands smiling, aglow, and alone. Poppa was young when he cut the photograph, the eighth of ten children, too young to know that in West Virginia, dead and absent coal-miner fathers can’t be …

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Joan Didion died 3 days ago; I’m posting this paper out of my deep respect for her writing life, and so I can share ideas with my friend Doug Imbrogno. Anyone else who wants to share in celebrating Didion’s life and work is welcome to join us. — EDG Advisor: Carter Sickels Fall 2014 Submitted …

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