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About the writer

Zachary Kocanda’s fiction has appeared in Joyland, Another Chicago Magazine, and Oyez Review, among other publications. He’s the author of the fiction chapbook Self Defense for Gentle People (Bottlecap Press, 2022). He lives in Chicago, Illinois, where he works as an editor and proofreader.

Selected stories

Find some links to a few recent publications below.

“Biblical Errors”

Joyland, online (2023)

“Volvo Island”

Midway Journal, online (2022)

“Dinosaur III”

Hobart, online (2021)

Contact me

Email me at with your favorite Midwest town named after an international location. (I like Paris, Illinois.)

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