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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


Mistakes abound when you’re frolicking in a foreign country. Language barriers, wrong turns and cultural faux pas are common threads between travelers. I once asked a waiter at a restaurant in Latin America if I should “sentirme” instead of “sentarme,” the difference between “feel myself” and “seat myself.” In Portugal, I took a path less traveled expecting to find solitude in the Algarve; ins... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 24, 2015 06:30
Average rating: 3.96 · 45 ratings · 17 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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The Gathering
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If I could give this book six stars, I would. What an honest, daring and beautiful narrative.
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Haints Stay
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“Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding.”
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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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