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James R. Gapinski is the author of the novella Edge of the Known Bus Line (Etchings Press) and the flash fiction collection, Messiah Tortoise (Red Bird Chapbooks). His work has previously appeared in The Collapsar, Hobart, Juked, Monkeybicycle, Paper Darts, Psychopomp, and other publications. He's managing editor of The Conium Review and an instructional specialist at Chemeketa Community College. James lives with his partner in Portland, Oregon.

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