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Pop Matters: A Crash Course in 20 Stories

“In ‘Pelican Song’, Mary-Beth Hughes proves that it’s possible to write well about domestic violence. Her story is smart, well-rounded, and avoids sentimentality at every turn.”
— Erin Lyndal Martin, "A Crash Course in 20 Stories: The Paris Review's 'Object Lessons'"

From a review of a collection of short stories that includes "Pelican Song,"  from Double Happiness