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In Conversation

Amina Cain & Patrick Cottrell

‘Without obsession, I don’t think I’d get anywhere.’

Two authors discuss atmosphere, obsession and going ‘too far’.

Amina Cain

Amina Cain is the author of two collections of short fiction, Creature and I Go to Some Hollow. Her essays and short stories have appeared in n+1, The Paris Review Daily, Vice, and elsewhere. She lives in Los Angeles and is a contributing editor at BOMB.

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Patrick Cottrell

Patrick Cottrell (born 1981) is the author of Sorry to Disrupt the Peace and the winner of a 2018 Whiting Award and a Barnes and Noble Discover Award. A devout practitioner of the absurdist method, he teaches fiction in New York.

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