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I Carry A Hammer In My Pocket For Occasions Such As These is a collection of 57 pieces that range in length from compressed paragraphs to 10-page stories. Its characters, voices, and surreal scenarios are unified in a playful vision of the world that is equal parts metaphor, memory, cartoon, tragedy, love story, and song.

Speed and brevity are a large part of the collection’s design. In a culture where attention spans are shorter and more fractured, media is dominated by quick cuts and sound bites, and American schedules are fuller and faster, the need for a literature for the subway and the waiting room—-something to resonate in the smaller gaps of our lives—-is emerging. To this end, I Carry A Hammer In My Pocket for
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