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Alex Austin

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born
Newark, The United States
gender
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January 2008


About this author

I'm a Los Angeles-based journalist and teacher. My novel Nakamura Reality will be published by Permanent Press in January 2016. The following are links to some of my published stories:

Night Swim
http://web.archive.org/web/2012090117...

UV30
http://carte-blanche.org/articles/uv-30/

Water and Stone
https://thedyinggoose.files.wordpress...

Tagline
http://midwayjournal.com/tagline/


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