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MAKE AN EFFORT
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Leora Fridman


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A collection drawn from letters and emails, MAKE AN EFFORT centers unseen labor in all its affection and clutter—the labor of reading, the labor of reaching, the labor of the link—”the wrestling attempt to connect”—as a means to understand the essential relational work of keeping in touch.
 
AN EXCERPT FROM EP 85
 
“What’s left in that air? What’s left in the air when our speech is there, but we are not allowed to be there? When a person writes something a man doesn’t like—what’s in the air?”
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
 
LEORA FRIDMAN is the author of My Fault, selected by Eileen Myles for the 2015 Cleveland State University Press First Book Prize, in addition to five chapbooks, and she is currently at work on a book of nonfiction.


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Essay Press is pleased to announce the two winners of the 2016 Essay Press Open Book Contest judged by Carla Harryman: Litany for the Long Moment by Mary-Kim Arnold and Of Sphere by Karla Kelsey, which will be published in Fall 2017.