Winner of the 2016 Maine Literary Award for Short Form Creative Nonfiction






Capturing reality requires acts of omission and other treacheries.



uisinger’s voice is that rare combination of strong and perplexed, pissed and amused, self-effacing and cocky, compassionate and outraged. Her writing convinces us that there are no easy answers, just the steady soldiering on.”

— Barbara Hurd, author of Walking the Wrack Line: On Tidal Shifts and What Remain, and 2015 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.