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About the writer

Zachary Kocanda’s fiction has appeared in the Oyez Review, Another Chicago Magazine, Hobart, and Vol. 1 Brooklyn, among other journals, and has been nominated for the Best Small Fictions anthology. His fiction chapbook, Self Defense for Gentle People, is available from Bottlecap Press. He holds an MA in creative writing from Ball State University and a BFA in creative writing from Bowling Green State University. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.

Selected publications

Find some links to a few recent short stories below.

“Listening Party”

Vol. 1 Brooklyn, online (2022)

“Dinosaur III”

Hobart, online (2021)

“Volvo Island”

Midway Journal, online (2022)

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