A reSet original, First Things First gathers 18 of the best of Diane Schoemperlen’s earliest and uncollected stories, with several being published in book form for the first time. Playfully inventive, comic, moving and profound, this collection will reinforce Schoemperlen’s importance as one of the leading short story writers of her generation.
PRAISE FOR DIANE SCHOEMPERLEN
“Schoemperlen’s inventive language and narrative structures encourage readers to be free ‘from the prison of everyday thinking.'” —The New York Times Book Review