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E. J. Roller has BA in English from Yale and an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins. She is the author of The Alloway Files (New Stein Publishing House) and Hookers, Flankers, and Locks (Bare Knuckles Press.) Her short fiction and essays have appeared in several publications, including the Baltimore Review, 3QR: The Three Quarter Review, and GreenPrints. She currently attends the Graduate Musical Theater Writing program at Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Brooklyn. For more, see


The Ticker

Issue No. 205 ~ June, 2014

Just as she was starting to move back to the front of the class, she noticed that in the top right-hand corner, Will had neglected to write the date and time. Instead, he had drawn an analog clock that indicated 8:32.