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T H A N K S
Rosendo and Delaney Agodon
Our website host, Angelfire
Glenda Bailey-Mershon, Wild Dove Studio & Press
Peter Damian Bellis
Benét's Reader's Encyclopedia, Fourth Edition
The Cafe Utne magical realism discussion group
Katherine M. Carlman
William P. Coyle
Duke University Press/Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community
Eagle Harbor Book Company
Wendy B. Faris, editor/Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community
The Fiction Dictionary, Laurie Henry/Story Press
Monelle Boyett Holley
Trevor J. Houser
IDG Books/HTML 4 For Dummies
Carolyn Hulse, Columbia College Journalism Department
Evelyn C. Leeper/The Magic Realism Page
Marianne Mears and The Poulsbohemian book discussion group
Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature
Steve Metro and family
Kevin James Miller
Poets & Writers/Speakeasy forum magical realism discussion group
River Boat Books
Jay Cooper Rochelle
Brent Dean Robbins
Allen Ruch, The Great Quail/The Libyrinth
Shawn Shiflett, Columbia College Story Workshop Program
Paul Matthew St. Pierre
The Mike Sellman Family
Adrian Tan/Winedark Sea
Webster's New World Dictionary
Alice Whittenburg and G.S. Evans/Cafe Irreal
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