The Family Tooth

Avery discusses THE FAMILY TOOTH at AWP 4/2!

“Achingly beautiful and wickedly funny… These essays are sublimely crafted, urgent in their telling, and, in the true spirit of feminism and activism, insightful and incite-ful…a writer at a pinnacle of her craft.”

Lambda Literary

“[Avery] strikes an uncanny balance between funny and sad because she has taken the time to pay attention to the details in every moment and then written about them with honesty and wisdom. A well-wrought memoir that turns simple observations into powerful illustrations of grief and illness.”

Kirkus (starred review)

“I was astounded at the relief I felt when I read Avery’s description of
grief… The non-fiction tale Avery spins takes pain—hers, mine, perhaps even the world’s—and through the literary alchemy that only the greatest writers can perform, turns it into beauty.”

dot429

“There is cancer and then there is the life that continues to happen to you despite the cancer. This is precisely what Avery captures with her sharp, crisp prose. In these glimpses of human life, it’s easy to see how the calm and strength to survive creep in.”

Guernica

Velvetpack reviews THE FAMILY TOOTH SINGLES

C-Spot reviews THE SAPPHIRE AND THE TOOTH and ON FEAR

An interview with Raluca Albu in GUERNICA

A podcast with Sara Blackthorne of IN HER ROOM

A podcast on COCKTAIL HOUR PRODUCTIONS

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