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Ari B. Goelman

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Ari Goelman is the award winning author of The Innocence Treatment and The Path of Names. In addition to writing fiction, he teaches at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, and enjoys biking in the rain, especially when it stops raining. He lives in Vancouver with his family. If you want to learn more about Ari and his writing, check out www.arigoelman.com. ...more

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Ari B. Goelman A few years ago I lived in a run down house in a not-so-great-area of Vancouver. My house was broken into twice while I lived there. Both times I noti…moreA few years ago I lived in a run down house in a not-so-great-area of Vancouver. My house was broken into twice while I lived there. Both times I noticed a battered rainbow van parked on the street in front of the house the day my place was burglarized.

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The Path of Names

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The Innocence Treatment

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Real Estate Listing – A short story

Hey, so remember how I blogged about the fact that I had sold a story to the online magazine The Intergalactic Medicine Show?  (If not, you can find the post here, including the description of how I came to write the story.)  Now that it’s been up on IGMS (here) for over a year, I thought I’d post the actual story on my website, too, for those non-IGMS-subscribers curious how the story ended up lo

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Of course I wanted to finish this ARC before publication date, but I didn't manage it. Just finished it a few minutes ago, so I am writing this while it is fresh in my mind.

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