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Pinckney Benedict

Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

Pinckney Benedict is the author of three collections of short stories, his most recent being Miracle Boy and Other Stories (Press53, 2010) and also the Steinbeck-Award winning crime novel, The Dogs of God, published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday.

Serena Perrone

Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

Serena Perrone’s artwork is distinct, focused, eye-catching, and extremely detailed.

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Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

It is not for me to explain how a person turns into an object, a thing; it happens

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Who Knows?

Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

Time to open the magazine. I'm guessing Blake and Ryan are television celebrities, or maybe singers. I do know I have no idea what constitutes a "dream Southern wedding." I don't even know what constitutes a dream wedding of any kind, anywhere, at any time, for that matter.

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Animal Comforts

Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

As I searched, I began to feel disoriented. The streets and alleys began to blend into each other. The pastel houses were all washed with my tears and the blisters on my feet had broken.

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Issue No. 185 ~ October, 2012

It is hard to believe that Sammy is “coughing in children’s hair,” but I will take your word for it.