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Carrie Mullins

Carrie Mullins is a fiction writer whose work has been published in Chicago Quarterly Review, Appalachian Heritage, Kudzu, and the online literary journal Still. Her short story “Cell-Life” appears in Appalachia Now: Short Stories of Contemporary Appalachia (Bottom Dog Press, 2015). Mullins grew up in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, where she still lives. A finalist for the Weatherford Award for fiction, Night Garden is her first novel.

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Cover of 'Night Garden'

Night Garden
A Novel
By Carrie Mullins

Set in rural Kentucky and told from the perspective of seventeen-year-old Marie Massey, this gut-wrenching novel about addiction and family ties offers an unflinching look at the opioid crisis and its devastating effects on a generation of young Americans.

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