Rachel Richardson was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and currently lives in the upstate of South Carolina as well as online at rachel-richardson.com. "The Only Reason for New Jersey" is one of 50 short pieces that comprise her book, STATE, currently seeking publication. Other state pieces have appeared in Knee-Jerk, Wyvern Lit, Gigantic Sequins, Sundog Lit, and elsewhere. She tweets @pintojamesbean.
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An ongoing assortment of books by contributors, staff, and books we've featured in reviews.