Ray Vukcevich’s new collection includes 33 previously uncollected stories, all with his trademark whimsical skewed look at the world around us. . . a world of hidden stairs, funny smells, vampire girlfriends, fire women, missile boys, secret libraries, and outlandish (and yet frighteningly real) airline procedures.
‘There is no such thing as a typical Ray Vukcevich story. They all start a strong left turn from reality and then do the Charleston through a space warp.” Adam Troy-Castro
“The Problem of Furniture” in Phantom Drift — A Journal of New Fabulism
Fiction by Ray Vukcevich, Eliot Fintushel, David Eric Tomlinson, Peter Grandbois, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Daniel Grandbois, Nisi Shawl, Brian Evenson, Joe L. Murr, Geronimo G. Tagatac, and Stefanie Freele.
Great magazine. My stories are in issues 6 and 9.
“It is a story of realization and healing. The exploration of a common human moment – sometimes as small as a thought and other times as large as a decade – when a character fights his regrets and wrestles with self-compassion. . .” Stefanie Freele, Fiction editor, on “What the Socks Meant” in issue 9
My story “Fish Cakes”.
“Climate modelers tend to rely on charts and graphs to get the message across. The contributors to this volume offer something else — stories.” From the Forward by Elizabeth Kolbert