account_circle by Adam Kotlarczyk
Adam Kotlarczyk is a winner of the Tillie Olsen Short Story Award and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His fiction and scholarship have appeared in journals such as The Tishman Review, Alt Hist, SQ Mag, and Notes on American Literature, among others. He has a Ph.D. in American literature and teaches at a gifted school near Chicago.


Escape from Alan’s World

Issue No. 251 ~ April, 2018

The four of us became close in that way intelligent, exiled boys, who are intelligent enough to know they are exiled, become. It wasn’t hard for us to inhabit Alan’s World – we’d already been driven out of our own. We chose to be immigrants …