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Christopher Allen is the author the absurdist satire Conversations with S. Teri O'Type. His award-winning fiction and creative non-fiction have appeared in numerous places both online and in print. In 2012, Allen was nominated for Best of the Net for his story "Triangulation" by A-Minor Magazine and for the Pushcart Prize by SmokeLong Quarterly for the story "When Chase Prays Chocolate". In 2011, Allen was a finalist at Glimmer Train and a Pushcart Prize nominee. He was also named Best Ezine Editor in the Preditors&Editors Readers' Poll for his work on the daily lit-zine Metazen. His stories have been anthologized in Flash Fiction Fridays, STRIPPED, The Best of Every Day Fiction and forthcoming in 2013 in The Best of SmokeLong Quarterly ...more

I haven't lived in the US for almost 20 years now, so I'm a bit slow when it comes to responding to popular debate. At first, I found it difficult from a cultural perspective to follow the #notallmen vs. #yesallwomen discussion. I even reacted with a bit of disbelief to a Facebook friend's comments about how women always feel harassed. But then I got to thinking about how misogynist a lot of m... Read more of this blog post »
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Christopher Allen A fan of literary romance? Stop by I Must Be Off! to read my interview with Kimberly Menozzi, author of Ask me if I'm Happy and Alternate Rialto.

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Heidi You need to post your book(s) on here... so people can post them and share them. :)

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