Destruction, Discomfort, and Enlightenment: On Matt Mullins’s “Three Ways of The Saw”

Three Ways of the Saw by Matt Mullins Atticus Books; 216 p. Matt Mullins’s debut book of short stories, Three Ways of The Saw, left me feeling vulnerable, hurt, shocked, appalled, exposed, enlightened, moved, even inspired; just feeling a strange range of emotions, deeply, in a way I haven’t felt from a book in a while. Mullins, a creative writing professor at Ball State University, as well as a fellow in an experimental fiction center, writes with an acute sense […]

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