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Steve Hughes in Conversation with Maria McLeod - Stiff

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With a hearty helping of Detroit grit, the stories in Stiff pay homage to a city turned upside down by economic abandonment. Steve Hughes pushes the boundaries of realism with characters that seem odd and otherworldly. Readers of contemporary fiction will enjoy this outrageous and evocative ensemble of stories. Steve Hughes is the writer and publisher of Detroitís longest-running zine Stupor. Hughes lives in Hamtramck, where he continues to collect stories at local watering holes for forthcoming issues of Stupor. Maria McLeod is a journalism professor at Western Washington University. She has worked extensively as an oral historian, journalist and public relations consultant. She also writes and publishes poetry, fiction, monologues, and interviews.