Jimmy Misfit

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in Raleigh, NC, The United States
June 22

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As a child, Jimmy Misfit wrote soap-operatic letters on motel stationery and left them for the housekeepers to read. This ended when his mother informed Jimmy that heiresses saying goodbye to their husbands forever before jetting off to South America rarely stayed at Travelodge, that they likely didn’t write in green magic marker, and that if motel housekeepers were his target audience, he needed to be much less messy so they’d have time to read.

Jimmy later attended George Washington University, which very generously awarded him a bachelor’s in American Literature. Under other aliases, Jimmy has been published in SNReview, Nuvein, Help: The Preditors and Editors Anthology, and in the anthology, Foolish Hearts (Cleis Press, 2014). He is now
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Jimmy Misfit Unlike other huge celebrities, I don't just get free hotel nights and free first class flights. I'm given free hotels and airlines. Free mansions.…moreUnlike other huge celebrities, I don't just get free hotel nights and free first class flights. I'm given free hotels and airlines. Free mansions. Free Wimbledon trophies. Free alien planets. Free pet ducks that talk - That makes it extremely difficult to sleep, but life is good. (less)
Jimmy Misfit Sometimes by playing Sim City. Sometimes by reading. And sometimes by traveling and visiting attractions. A zoo might be below average, but how can I…moreSometimes by playing Sim City. Sometimes by reading. And sometimes by traveling and visiting attractions. A zoo might be below average, but how can I exaggerate it so it's laughably awful? Airlines already have a bad reputation, but I'm sure I can find ridiculous ways to make them worse. If there's a silly way to ruin anything, I'll find it.
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"If Welcome to Nightvale and the Hunger Games were mixed into a smoothie, it would taste like the Silliest Stories Out of Bustleburg.

With a royal family in addition to a mayor, the town of Bustleburg is not your typical town. Run by major polluters..." Read more of this review »
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Simon Spier is a friendly, slightly goofy high school junior. He knows he's gay, and doesn't think that either his family..." Read more of this review »
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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
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