Fiction for Driving: An excerpt from S P R A W L by Danielle Dutton

In the eighth installment in BOMB’s Fiction for Driving Across America series, Dannielle Dutton reads an excerpt from her novel S P R A W L, published by Siglio Press, which appeared in the Summer Issue #112 of BOMB’s literary supplement, First Proof.

Part of the Fiction for Driving series.

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SPRAWL by Danielle Dutton

Read by Danielle Dutton

Recorded in the home studio of Hand-Made Records

Running Time: 14:54

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An Excerpt from S P R A W L by Danielle Dutton
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Featuring interviews with Dan Asher, Elizabeth Streb and A.M Homes, Jessica Jackson Hutchins, Sebastiaan Bremer and Shoshana Dentz, Alain Mabanckou and Binyavanga Wainaina, Jennifer Egan, Edward Droste, Cynthia Hopkins, and Joan Jonas. 

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