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Wells Tower

Wells Tower

Wells Tower is the author of the short story collection Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned. His short stories and journalism have appeared in The New YorkerHarper’s Magazine, McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Anchor Book of New American Short Stories, The Washington Post Magazine, and elsewhere. He received two Pushcart Prizes and the Plimpton Prize from The Paris Review. He divides his time between Chapel Hill, North Carolina and Brooklyn, New York.

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  • Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

    Viking marauders descend on a much-plundered island, hoping some mayhem will shake off the winter blahs. Watch animator Chris Roth's short adaptation of Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned -- the title story of Wells Towers' highly anticipated debut story collection.

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“This arresting debut collection of stories decisively establishes Mr. Tower as a writer of uncommon talent.” —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

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