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James R. Gapinski is the author of the novella Edge of the Known Bus Line (Etchings Press; University of Indianapolis), named to Kirkus Reviews' Best Books of 2018 and a finalist for the 2019 Montaigne Medal. He is also the author of two chapbooks: Fruit Rot (Etchings Press) and Messiah Tortoise (Red Bird Chapbooks). His short fiction has previously appeared in Heavy Feather Review, Hobart, Juked, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, Psychopomp, and other publications. He's managing editor of The Conium Review, an instructional specialist at Chemeketa Community College, and an instructor for Southern New Hampshire University's MFA program.

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