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Darkness on the Edge of Town 

Last Updated: 08/13/2013 4:34 pm

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He gives the same advice to his writing students. “Look out the fucking window. Stop walking the same route every day to the same place, pick yourself out of your rut. I think that’s what art does. It pushes us to see something.”

What does David Means see? From his story “The Gulch”:

There were—any policeman could tell you—those who were preordained to fiery deaths, those most certain to be found in a ditch outside of town, those whose future lay out there like a bear trap, ready to snap shut when just the right amount of pressure was applied to just the right spot.

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