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    A “Gorgeous Mess”: Denise Frame Harlan On Life and Writing

    “This is the life of a mother/writer. It’s a gorgeous mess.” DB: Hi, Denise! Thank you for your willingness to be interviewed. Tell us about yourself. DFH: I turned 50 this month! After eight years of writing, I have an essay in The Spirit of Food: 34 Writers on Feasting and Fasting Toward God (Wipf and Stock, 2010), alongside some of my favorite writers of all time. I teach The Great Conversation, Gordon College’s First-Year Seminar class, each fall semester. I’m spending the summer revising and submitting essays to literary journals, and I’m teaching a summer workshop for high school students to polish their college application essays. You can find…