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Author Kristen Arnett On Why She Loves Taxidermy And 7-Eleven14:29

Author Kristen Arnett. (Courtesy Maria Jones)
Author Kristen Arnett. (Courtesy Maria Jones)

Kristen Arnett is a fiction writer, essayist, librarian, prolific tweeter and self-proclaimed "7-Eleven connoisseur."

Now, she's written her first novel. It's called "Mostly Dead Things" and follows a gay female taxidermist in central Florida. The book deal with love, loss, central Florida stereotypes and the art of preserving dead animals.


Kristen Arnett, writer and librarian. She tweets @kristen_arnett.

This segment aired on August 19, 2019.

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