Shannon Cain

Author, editor, manuscript consultant


Praise for

The Necessity of Certain Behaviors

“This is a work of finely calibrated emotional registers that will set the bar high for Cain's next book.”

Publishers Weekly

“Cain takes fringy characters and makes them lovable...each tale is served up with comedy and pizzazz.”

Ms. Magazine

Great Reads for Fall 2011

“This is a gripping, touching, powerful collection of stories.”

The Nervous Breakdown

Best Books of 2011

Here: a generous meditation on Necessity

at The Millions

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