Katie Jean Shinkle is the author of the novels The Arson People (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2015) and Our Prayers After the Fire (Blue Square Press, 2014). Other work appears in Ninth Letter, Washington Square Review, Flaunt Magazine, Barrow Street, and elsewhere. She serves as the fiction co-editor of DIAGRAM.
Steven Dunn’s novel Potted Meat begins with an unconventional table of contents under the guise of an ingredients list and instructions for consumption. This maneuver automatically subverts readers’ expectations of […]