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The Ferocious Drag Queens of Toledo

Toledo drag queens are ferosh. Of course, every city thinks that their drag queens are ferosh and then these smug squashsmugglers happen to meet a real Toledo drag queen and they quickly realize just how smacktastically wrong they are. Toledo … Continue reading

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Orson’s Review Q & A

In addition to publishing a short story of mine, Orson’s Review was kind enough to allow me to ramble on about some of my favorite literary topics: my writing process, the necessity of having a MFA (or not having one), … Continue reading

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The First White Child Born in the Ohio Settlement Learns the Art of Spatchcocking

Settled in October 1772, Gnadenhutten is Ohio’s oldest settlement. The town also proudly proclaims itself to be the site of the first white child born in the Ohio territory. John Lewis Roth was born on July 4th, 1773 to Maria … Continue reading

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Martin Van Buren Bates was 7’8 and He Stood in the Road and He Cried

Carl Jr. saw him first, rearing up his shaggy head and snorting loudly to alert his rider, Halsey Hulburt, that there was something strange in the road ahead. Hurrrt, Carl Jr. snorts. Easy, boy. We’re almost home, Halsey says comfortingly. … Continue reading

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Drunksledding with the Widow Slain

Like Lady Macbeth, the Widow Slain never told anyone her first name, so the customers at her tavern outside of Cambridge, Ohio never knew if prior to her widowmaking she had been Priscilla or Etzebeth or Candice or Candy or … Continue reading

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Great quote from a new review of 3Essays on Imagereality

“In the acknowledgements, Mr. Navicky writes, ‘Humor essays/Photography theory/Short stories is a genre that doesn’t really exist, and this explains why the working title for this project was “The Unpublishable.”’ That’s the mark of a true writer for me—or at … Continue reading

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Reading from 3Essays on Imagereality in New York City (2 videos)

  Attention Passengers: An author will be attempting to read from his new book 3Essays on Imagereality on the Manhattan bound M train.  

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