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Susan Bruns

Susan Bruns recently moved from a two-story house where she’d lived for twenty-seven years into a rental with her daughter and two cats. She is learning to edit her life the way she edits her writing: sticking to what’s essential.

— From February 2024
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Hat

“You found it?” I could tell my answer had pleased him. By then the cashier was ready for me. The checkout had two conveyor belts, and I pushed my cart around to the belt on the opposite side, relieved to be out of close proximity to the man, who now stood across from me.

February 2024
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