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Rebecca T. Godwin

Rebecca T. Godwin is the author of the novels Private Parts (Longstreet Press) and Keeper of the House (St. Martin’s Press). Her fiction has appeared in Paris Review, Crescent Review, South Carolina Review, Carve, Epoch, and elsewhere. She lives in Eagle Bridge, New York, and teaches at Bennington College.

— From October 2004
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories


When I was fifteen, my father nailed my bedroom window shut to keep me from running off in the night. Almost forty years later, my sisters and I had to put him in a home with door alarms and special window locks to keep him in. Like me, he took off anyway.

October 2004
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