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This Door You Might Not Open

This Door You Might Not Open Characters Ê 102 We all have stories that refuse to let us go For Susan Scarf Merrell that haunting and haunted story is “Bluebeard” If you don’t remember “Bluebeard” is a nightmare commentary on power roles in marriage in which the price of wifely disobedience is death In Merrell’s brilliantly original evocation “This Door You Might Not Open” something crucial has changed the wife through casual inattention has broken the spell and now it is the husband who obeys her bringing her a hairbrush engaging Ina Garten to cook dinner even shaving his trademark beard “I do not like a beard” the narrator Alice tells us All this he finds time for amid the tasks of daily magic that his job reuires he perform from making rain for the crops out of brown clay shaped into baby’s tears to opening the new Wegmans supermarket These two modes magical and mundane coexist in compelling tension here as in all.

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This Door You Might Not Open Characters Ê 102 Ze Pushcart Prize Best American Stories and others Guest editors for fiction and poetry are responsible for selecting the work appearing in each issue giving the magazine an exciting “new feel” and broadening our appeal to talented writers and savvy readers We are proud to publish Susan Scarf Merrell’s story “This Door You Might Not Open” in the spring 2016 issue About the Publisher Electric Literature is an independent publisher amplifying the power of storytelling through digital innovation Electric Literature’s weekly fiction magazine Recommended Reading invites established authors indie presses and literary magazines to recommended great fiction Once a month we feature our own recommendation of original previously unpublished fiction Stay connected with us through our eNewsletter Facebook and Twitter and find previous Electric Literature picks in the Recommended Reading archive.

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This Door You Might Not Open Characters Ê 102 Of Merrell’s fiction Rachel Pastan Guest Editor Fifth Wednesday Journal About the Author Susan Scarf Merrell is director of the Southampton Writers Conference and a professor in the MFA in Creative Writing Literature program at Stony Brook Southampton She is the author of the non fiction work The Accidental Bond How Sibling Connections Influence Adult Relationships the novel A Member of the Family and most recently SHIRLEY A Novel which was selected as one of the top fifty novels of the year by The Washington Post and has been optioned by HBO About the Guest Editor Fifth Wednesday Journal is an independent not for profit literary magazine based in Lisle Illinois Now in its tenth year FWJ publishes interesting and challenging literature from established and new writers for a diverse reading public across the country Work in FWJ is often recognized by many anthologies including the O Henry Pri.

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