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Gloucester native edits new WWI book

Jennifer Orth-Veillon, Ph.D., originally from Gloucester, is the editor of the new book, “Beyond Their Limits of Longing: Contemporary Writers & Veterans on the Lingering Stories of WWI.”

What began as a blog for the WWI Centennial, “The WWrite Blog: Exploring WWI’s Influence on Contemporary Writing and Scholarship” has now become a collection of poetry, essays and personal narratives from 31 veterans of various wars. Also contributing to the book were 31 scholars, poets, essayists and novelists, reflecting on the WWI experience and beyond.

Topics include “WWI and Today’s Veteran Experience,” “Past and Present: Bridging the WWI Military-Civilian Divide,” “WWI and Women Too: Fighters, Nurses, Writers,” “WWI Mattered for Black Lives,” “Bravery and Resilience: Native Americans in WWI,” “From the Other Side of No Man’s Land,” “Peace Brokered and the Aftermath,” “WWI Literature: Critical and Personal Reflections,” “Poetic Responses to WWI” and “WWI in Fiction Today.”

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