Work, Friends, and the Dreamer

Elvis Presley and a host of life coaches, motivational speakers, analysts, and maybe even mom and dad have all told us to "follow that dream." For the fiction writer, especially for the writer of literary fiction (a species nearly on the verge of extinction), following that dream, holding onto to it, is a challenge: the…

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l’Ennui de la Lune

(This short story originally appeared in volume 23, numbers 1 and 2, of Pennsylvania English.) Download the entire story. [PDF]

Billet

(spam poem by Edward Desautels) we found the gentlemen who married late in life offered them a little glimpse of our ox-marrow satire their idle considerations of class and state business prompted us to exert ourselves in their happy but unusual rooms our lookout broke the wax seal his secretarial manner had something to do…

Housebreaking the Muse, a synopsis

The following is a synopsis of my novel in progress, Housebreaking the Muse. Watch for excerpts over the coming months. Housebreaking the Muse Housebreaking the Muse traces the unlikely intersection of Ray Burke, recent MA in comparative literature from a large university in Middle of Nowhere, Pennsylvania; Jacques Rigaut, the French dadaist, poet, gigolo, drug…