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The Easy Chair Episode 80: Bury My Heart At Bowling Green

February 14, 2017

This week on The Easy Chair: “Bury My Heart at Bowling Green.” It’s a moving fauxmoir, as told by Amber Grain, sole survivor of the Bowling Green Massacre of 2011. Once, she was Bowling Green University’s biggest fan and female …

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The Easy Chair Episode 78: The Particulars (featuring Rosemary Jones)

January 31, 2017

This week on The Easy Chair: “The Particulars.” This moving memoir traces a relationship that was never defined and never resolved, but nevertheless assumed a profound significance. Australian author Rosemary Jones tells of her connection to an older man, initially …

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The Easy Chair Episode 75: Airstream

January 10, 2017

This week on The Easy Chair “Airstream.” This original story is part of a larger original story. Jill Sweeney is a teenager living a whimsically nomadic life with her bi-polar mother, who takes off whenever she’s manic. They have settled- …

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The Easy Chair Episode 72: Christmas Story

December 20, 2016

This week on The Easy Chair: it’s an original short tale, which I unoriginally titled Christmas Story. I figure ‘tis the season, right? In some ways the story reflects Christmas 2016 quite specifically, which means hopeful with a dark underbelly …

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The Easy Chair Episode 70: Killer

December 6, 2016

This week on the Easy Chair: “Killer,” an original short fiction piece written by your truly about a volunteer, a refugee, a bodega, and a pit bull. There are serial small encounters for volunteer Stella and five year-old Amina, a …

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The Easy Chair Episode 63: Other Mother (featuring Stephanie Spaulding)

October 18, 2016

This week on The Easy Chair: “Other Mother”, a poignant story by ever-popular returning author Stephanie Spaulding. Actually, poignant is an understatement. This story won’t just touch you, it will move you. Annie is Laurel’s stepmother, though Laurel can’t bear …