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New Fiction on Guernica

The Seven Credos and Guest Fiction Editor Ben Marcus Acclaimed author Ben Marcus, acting as Guernica‘s Guest Fiction Editor, has chosen seven writers for October and November. Knowing that “no one trusts a barking anthologist, beating his chest over the … Continue reading

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New fiction on Guernica

Waiting by E.C. Osondu Nigerian writer and Caine Prize Finalist Osondu examines life in a refugee camp: “My friends in the camp are known by the inscriptions written on their t-shirts. Acapulco wears a t-shirt with the inscription, Acapulco. Sexy’s … Continue reading

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New fiction on Guernica

The Memoirs and Prison Journal of Horace W. Redpole, 1793-1794 by Paul Gregory Himmelein Grandmother was sprawled upon the couch in a heap of black crinoline; her shockingly white legs were raised in the air. Mr. Sparrow supported himself in … Continue reading

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Tomorrow night: Guernica and Pen World Voices

Guernica magazine is sponsoring two PEN World Voices events. Tuesday, April 29thCrisis Darfur: A Conversation with Mia Farrow and Bernard-Henri Lévy8 p.m.: The French Institute, Alliance Française ($15/$10 students) Friday, May 2ndLeaving Home: With Dinaw Mengestu, György Dragomán, and Saša … Continue reading

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New Fiction in Guernica Magazine

* Susan Daitch’s “All that is Solid” asks, what would it be like to work in the Empire State Building if/when another great ape decides to climb it? Susan read this story at the Brooklyn Public Library (a reading she … Continue reading

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Francisco Goldman in Guernica

Years ago, I saw Francisco Goldman at the New York Public Library, in conversation with Junot Diaz. Goldman’s warmth and humor was everywhere that night, along with his intelligence and humor. When I asked him to be our guest fiction … Continue reading

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Sam Lipsyte, Guest fiction editor

Sam was never a teacher of mine. I met him in Russia when I’d a scholarship for a fiction workshop. But Sam was a standout: a nice guy and a true advocate for his students. Plus, and this I can … Continue reading

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The background blah-blah

I’m a writer. But: I’ve erased everything that was here because I found it so appalling. I’ve never kept a diary (on a regular basis, that is) for the same reason. I have had just about all I can take … Continue reading

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