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An artist befriends an ocean. Organs exit bodies of their own volition. A man cuts himself in half to better multitask. These are merely a few of the things that take place in Jason Jordan's second collection Cloud and Other Stories. Organized according to where the stories were written, Jordan's eclectic compilation traces his path from Louisville, Kentucky, to Pittsburgh ...more
180 pages
Published May 6th 2010 by Six Gallery Press
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Mel Bosworth
Jul 23, 2010 rated it really liked it
Death, a talking mailbox, a penis that longs to be an astronaut (don’t they all?), a bit more death, love, desperation, and an angel dressed in a Punisher T-shirt—these are just a few of the ingredients that Jason Jordan mixes in to his collection Cloud and Other Stories (Six Gallery Press, 2010). The overall result is a hearty stew of text best served with Doritos and washed down with Miller Lite. MMMM, stew.

While many of these stories seem content to simply entertain with their seamless magic
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Nov 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: first-reads
I won this book in a First Reads giveaway. I will review it once I've received it, and read it.
Laura Ellen
May 31, 2011 rated it it was amazing
sounds back handed to call a collection "solid" but these are stories for story readers--does that make sense? Sort of classically constructed/voiced, but really surprising all the same.
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Unusual short stories that kept me reading long past badtime.
And bedtime.
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Jason L. Jordan holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing: Fiction from Ohio University. His debut novel, On the Merits of Fascism: A Manifesto Novel, is forthcoming from Keyhole Press in 2018. His other books are Pestilence (Keyhole Press, 2013), The Dying Horse (Main Street Rag, 2012), Cloud and Other Stories (Six Gallery Press, 2010), and Powering the Devil's Circus: Redux (Six Gallery Press, 2 ...more
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