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Angela Pelster-Wiebe Nominated for a Pushcart

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CWP Faculty, Angela Pelster-Wiebe's essay, Eating the Dead: A Guided Tour, which appears in River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative Issue 18.1, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Excerpt:

Before we begin, we watch a short video. 

“Please, do not take pictures of the bodies,” it asks us, “and, please, be respectful of the dead.” We pass through the doors of the exhibit and are reminded again that “these were once real people, with real lives.”