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Interviews | December 15, 2009

An Interview With Chelsea Martin by David Moscovich

Chelsea Martin is the author of Everything Was Fine Until Whatever (Future Tense Books) and has a book forthcoming called The Really Funny Thing About Apathy (Sunnyoutside). Her debut is part memoir, sketches of ceiling fans and playful horned creatures, matter of fact surreal vignettes that, as Chelsea says, read “like good television.” Chelsea Martin doesn’t wax, doesn’t mince. You’ll want to read it cover to cover in the first sitting, like I did, then watch it again like a good rerun. She maintains a website at

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