U S Short Stories


By Amelia Gray

If anything's going to save lots of the characters in Amelia Gray's debut from their bothered romances, their social improprieties, or their arms becoming claws, it is a John Mayer live performance tee. In AM/PM, impish humor and slicing perception are on complete show. Readers journey the lives of 23 characters throughout a hundred and twenty tales choked with lizard tails, Schrödinger containers, and volcano love. June wakes up one morning coated in seeds; Leonard falls in love with a chaise front room; Betty insists every little thing other than vegetation are an emblem of her love for her husband; Andrew talks to his condo in instances of challenge. Written each morning and evening for 2 months, those short vignettes (50 to a hundred phrases) bear in mind Donald Barthelme of their whimsy and sophisticated but robust feelings. An intermittent love tale as noticeable via a darkly comedian lens, AM/PM mixes poetry and prose, humor and hubris to create a really unique paintings of fiction.

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