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Father’s Day Favorites

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Let's dip into a couple editor favorites from Father's Days past.


In Hungry to Eat from 2012, David Harris Ebenbach writes of a father figuring out on the fly how to help a grown son with a big hurt that a Band-Aid just won't fix.

In 2008, Randall Brown wrote in The Mattress King from the point of view of a grown son about his father, once a king of business, now alone with the one son who didn't take up the rule of his kingdom.

Enjoy this trip into the Literary Mama archives....

Kristina Riggle is a mom of two kids, a novelist and a former newspaper reporter. Her novels include The Whole Golden World and Real Life & Liars, which was a Target “Breakout” pick and a Great Lakes, Great Reads selection by the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association. Her short fiction has appeared in the Cimarron Review, Literary Mama, and elsewhere. She is a former editor for fiction at Literary Mama.

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