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I’m Ken O’Steen from Los Angeles, California, currently residing in Proctor, Vermont. “Godsent Vermin,” which appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of Sleet Magazine, has been nominated by the magazine for a Best of the Net Award. “Dinner at Musso and Frank,” was included in the anthology, “The Muse in the Bottle: Great Writers on the Joys of Drinking” edited by Charles Coulombe, published by Citadel. “Prattlegate,” appeared in the June 2016 issue of New Pop Lit. “Fierce Bombardier of the Vast Imperial Skies,” appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of British publication The Wolfian, published by the Wolfian Press. “A Few Quirks of Surrender,” appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of Cleaver Magazine. “The Invisibility of Wealth,” appeared in the October 2016 issue of Litbreak. The flash fiction piece, "The Thing That Ate Cars and Avatars," appeared in the May 2017 issue of British publication Litro. "Dialogue in a Dead Zone," appeared in the September 2017 issue of Connotation Press. “Sex Bomb,” appeared in the December 2017 edition of Literary Juice. “The Projectionist,” appeared in the Winter 2017 issue of Whistling Shade. “Sweeper of the Blue Star,” appeared in the April 2018 issue of Blue Lake Review. “The Rains of Abracadabra,” appeared in the August 2018 issue of Quail Bell Magazine. “Shelter,” appeared in the October 2018 issue of Scarlet Leaf Review. “Pills vs. Decapitation,” is forthcoming in Flash Fiction Magazine. “The Organization,” is forthcoming in Switchback. “Movie Life,” is forthcoming in Adelaide.


Notes for the Living and the Dead

Issue No. 265 ~ June, 2019

I’m frightened Iryna. But I feel myself becoming calmer as I’m writing this. I know there is little chance you, or tiny Yulia, or brother Ihor will ever read it, but it’s not impossible. There’s no connection here, no signal, the towers were destroyed on …