By Anonymous
Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer’s assistant and, somehow, they met in Bright Lights, Big City. He’s blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending novel, but above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.

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WLLA Author Jason Zencka Published In Current Issue of One Story

Jason Zencka has worked as a newspaper reporter in Wisconsin and a criminal defense investigator in Washington, D.C. Currently, he teaches high school English in Minneapolis. He received his MFA from the University of Minnesota. Click the link to read an excerpt of "Catacombs":
The Crazy Way This Paraplegic Learned To Walk Again

New York Post Features Athlete and Author John Maclean

Medics doubted Maclean would survive the 25-mile journey to the hospital near Sydney, Australia. A passing priest had administered last rites. When Maclean arrived at the ER, doctors — with a bit of gallows humor — referred to his probable condition as “mahogany or pine.”

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What Prodigies Could Teach Us About Autism


MANY parents remember a moment when their toddler astounded them. Maybe he outpaced his playgroup at mastering a song. Maybe she knew an esoteric fact about outer space. They might quietly wonder: Is my child a prodigy?

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