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Jack Westlake

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I write (usually dark) fiction.

My work has appeared in Back Static, Ambit, and elsewhere. My website, jackwestlake.com, has a full bibliography, with links to the stories which are available online.

You could also follow me on Twitter, if you were so inclined: @JackWestlake0

Average rating: 3.73 · 15 ratings · 4 reviews · 2 distinct works
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