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Children Not Prohibited

"She insisted that I write into your will that the funeral must not be held in the rain." "Whose funeral?" I asked. "Yours." more »

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Rings

"I hate feeling sorry for people, because the world isn't perfect and I can't feel sorry for every unfortunate bastard I come across." more »

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Positivity!

"How do people shake off the embarrassment of being themselves, ignore the distastefulness of all that is human and just get along?" more »

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A Kind of Dream Therapy

"And my theory about professional artists was as follows: Artists are not necessarily the most creative or inspired individuals in any given community." more »

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The Best Gay

The Only Other Gay in Edmonton had his own apartment and his own gay boyfriend and a stack of gay jeans that hit the ceiling. more »

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The Wise Baby

Did the baby understand? Not just ‘go potty’ or ‘bad boy’ but circular concepts of loss and betrayal and identity and love? more »

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The Ashtray

"I just had to pick up the phone and say, 'Bree, get the Ashtray' and she’d fetch the Buick from guest parking and pull up to the front door" more »

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First Pluck

A young boy gets his first pair of tweezers after overhearing locker room conversations about body hair in this excerpt from God Loves Hair by Vivek Shraya. more »

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The Last Interview of Crad Kilodney

The last interview of Crad Kilodney, as written by Crad Kilodney. more »

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Confessions of a Circus Performer

An excerpt from Moss-Haired Girl by R.H. Slansky, the winning entry in the 2013 International 3-Day Novel-Writing Contest. more »

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