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Kristen Orser is the author of Winter, Another Wall (blossombones); Folded Into Your Midwestern Thunderstorm (Greying Ghost Press); Wilted Things (Scantily Clad Press); Squint (Dancing Girl Press); and E AT I, illustrated by James Thomas Stevens (Wyrd Tree Press). She writes about culture, food, and drink in various places including Sprudge.com, The Rumpus, and Poor Taste. She is certain about being uncertain and she might forget to return your phone calls.


To get anywhere, sit down and remember.


We tell Avery Jim is dead. Not only him; Gary too. Whenever anyone dies, Walter dies again. In the otherworld, people come back, can be brought back. We meet Esther in a new way. Like Avery’s pencil drawings, where lines accidentally touch, and then pencil tips break. Yesterday, Avery ate pencil shavings and I pulled them out of his mouth only to recall wh...

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Winter, Another Wall
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Wilted Things
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Daniel
Why outdated science books, Kristen?




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