Human Parts
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Human Parts


The Beauty of Silence

I was obsessed with silence long before I began losing my voice to ALS

An image has been coming to me repeatedly of late: falling snow seen through a window. It’s an image I associate with my New England childhood when snow often fell in great enough quantities to keep us home from school for a day or more. The exciting freedom of such…



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Cai Emmons

Cai Emmons is the author of 5 books of fiction, most recently the novel, SINKING ISLANDS. Two more of her novels will be published in 2022.