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Volume 4

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to stories we didn’t write. …

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Act of War

“A Woman’s Memoir of Stepping Out of Line” is the subtitle of New Havener Ryan Leigh Dostie’s Formation, released last month out of Grand Central Publishing. But Dostie’s colleagues in the Army—the soldier who rapes her and the higher-ups …

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The Deep End

Nancy Kuhl outside Beinecke Library

Local writer Nancy Kuhl is a poet who does know it, though she’s not one to rhyme. …

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How All Those Decisions Added Up

Brian Francis Slattery outside Skull and Bones

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Brian Francis Slattery’s contribution to Bookburners (2017).

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When Someone Goes

Brian Francis Slattery in Fair Haven

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg. Please enjoy this excerpt from Brian Francis Slattery’s Spaceman Blues: A Love Song (2007).

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Flying, Under the Radar

Brian Francis Slattery

Beneath a smoky sky in Hamden, a Disney-like scene played out in writer Brian Francis Slattery’s small backyard, with squat little sparrows, bushy-tailed squirrels and a sleek, pretty blue jay politely sharing a feeder. …

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Let Go the Brakes

An excerpt from Breathe the Sky: A Novel Inspired by the Life of Amelia Earhart, by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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Finding the Courage

Enjoy this excerpt from Death of a Circus by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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One of the Gang

Chandra Prasad in Sterling Library

Enjoy this excerpt from On Borrowed Wings by Chandra Prasad (pictured).

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Writer’s Complex

Chandra Prasad

“Monetizing” isn’t often a priority for adolescents who aspire to become novelists—or at least, it wasn’t common among those who came of age before the internet did…

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