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Aldridge, John W Talents and Technicians Literary Chic and the New Assembly-Line Fiction, Scnbner's, 1992. Aldridge evaluates the writing styles and creative work of new writers whose fiction has been produced in college and university creative writing centers.

Hallett, Cynthia J Whitney "Minimalism—The Short Story " Dissertation, University of South Florida, 1996 Contains a full chapter devoted entirely to Hempel in which Hallett addresses Hempel's style and the literary influences that may have contributed to the symptoms of minimalism that pervade the stories.

Hooper, Brad. "Adult Fiction" Booklist Vol. 86, No. 13, March 1,1990, p 1264.

A brief yet solid review of Hempel's second collection of short stories, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom.

Jenks, Tom. "How Writers Live Today " Esquire, Vol. 104, August, 1985, pp. 123-127.

A brief statement by Hempel in which she explains the real-life details of her 1979 promise to a dying friend in Los Angles, California, that sparked the...

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