NPR stories about Siobhan Fallon
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Siobhan Fallon writes precise, powerful stories about the pain of separation that military families experience when deployment after deployment tears their intimacy apart. Her debut short story collection, When the Men are Gone, explores the emotional worlds of those left behind.
Debut author Siobhan Fallon writes about the lives of soldiers and their families in her new short story collection, You Know When the Men Are Gone. Families, she says, take the strangeness of deployment and learn how to create a new normal.