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Lowry Pei

Lowry Pei is professor of English at Simmons College in Boston. He has taught fiction and non-fiction writing for over thirty years, meanwhile managing to write seven novels and publish one (Family Resemblances, Random House, 1986). His story “The Cold Room” appeared in Best American Short Stories 1984.

Fox on the Shore

July 31, 1997 A couple of days ago I became completely fed up with the novel I’ve been trying to write and decided to cut trees instead. This I have been doing with much greater satisfaction.…