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Austin James

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Austin James writes obscure and uncomfortable fiction. He's a Wonderland Award nominated author with caffeine in his blood, gypsy spit in his spinal fluid, and uses an incredibly lazy pseudonym. His prose and poetry have been published in multiple magazines, books, and anthologies.

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Austin James I force myself to write. Often I think of a story from my life that has stuck with me over the years: something funny my kids did or an adventure from…moreI force myself to write. Often I think of a story from my life that has stuck with me over the years: something funny my kids did or an adventure from my "partying days". I write about it. Half of what I write is either trashed or recycled anyway...the trick is just to write.(less)
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Both minimalistic and vivid, this tale of frozen adventure dips into the awe of both the horrific and the weird. Fun read--looking forward to the rest of the trilogy!
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"Firstly, this anthology is strange, but not so strange that it doesn't appeal. The title makes more sense as you read on. It's also very well written and this author uses vocabulary to his advantage. The stories are divided by poetry in between wh..." Read more of this review »
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Never failing to deliver, Evanson’s newest collection, Song for the Unraveling of the World, is a disturbing delight. Each story brings a layer of weird and unsettling flavor, weaving a sinkhole glimpse into his strange, masterful mind.
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