By Kevin Sampsell

In a urban filled with police controversies, hippie artist punk homes, and overzealous liberals, Portland, Oregon, is a spot the place even its fiction blurs with its extraordinary realities.

Brand-new tales by means of: Gigi Little, Justin Hocking, Christopher Bolton, Jess Walter, Monica Drake, Jamie S. wealthy (illustrated by way of Joelle Jones), Dan DeWeese, Zoe Trope, Luciana Lopez, Karen Karbo, invoice Cameron, Ariel Gore, Floyd Skloot, Megan Kruse, Kimberly Warner-Cohen, and Jonathan Selwood.

Editor Kevin Sampsell is a book place worker and author. he's the writer of a brief tale assortment, Creamy Bullets (Chiasmus Press), and the impending memoir The Suitcase (HarperPerennial, summer time 2009). he's additionally the editor of The Insomniac Reader (Manic D Press) and the writer of the micropress destiny annoying Books.

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