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32 Crypto

Crypto seems to be guarding the Norwich Puppet Theatre, on the corner of Barrack Street and Whitefriars, at the side of a large roundabout on the inner ring road.  93 more words


Theft At the Tin House

The new Tin House Magazine arrived yesterday and I have been lost in its pages ever since. Look at that cover art: how can you resist looking inside. 388 more words


How to Make the Familiar Seem Strange

Any discussion of writing horror, sci-fi, or fantasy fiction will inevitably arrive at the phrase “defamiliarize the familiar.” What this means, in short, is that those stories aim to make readers pay attention to something they’d normally not give a second glance. 995 more words

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Adventures in Reading July 6 -- July 12, 2015

Tin House: Rejection (Vol. 16, #3) (Spring 2015). In this issue of Tin House, the authors deal with rejection, whether it’s a James Patterson whine-fest about how people should stop giving him shit, Ernest Hemingway bitching about a fellow writer, Paul Beatty’s black character going to the Supreme Court because he engaged in modern-day slavery, or Nancy Reisman’s character taking advantage of a doting older man before rejecting him. 280 more words


Regarding 'Afterlife' by Stephen King



Last fall we had to read a piece and present it to my Short Story literature class. I decided on Steven King’s… 547 more words


Book Cover Debut: Carey McHugh's 'American Gramophone'

Augury Books is happy to join poet Carey McHugh and designer Michael Miller in unveiling the cover art for the upcoming American Gramophone (2015).

The poems in American Gramophone are menacing—spiked with hazards, threats, warnings and spells—yet the contained lines and composed forms temper the peril with delicacy: a pin curl in the palm, glass shelves full of violets. 112 more words

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