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Short Fiction Competition Results!

Guest judge Tommy Orange has announced results of the 2019 Short Fiction Competition! Many thanks to all who entered. We’re grateful for the introduction to your work.

Fall 2019 Edition

The editors are thrilled to announce the release of the Fall 2019 edition, designed by the photographer and filmmaker Autumn de Wilde, with contributions from National Book Award finalist Elizabeth McCracken, MacArthur fellow Yiyun Li...

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Story artwork by guest designer John  Vanderslice

Origins of My Own Private Idaho
Gus Van Sant

My Own Private Idaho has a long history. First there was a screenplay—a modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV set in Portland, called Minions of the Moon. There was later another screenplay, called In a Blue Funk, which was about a street kid who meets a German auto-parts salesman, and who live together in a kind of domestic situation. Then there was the following piece, called “My Own Private Idaho.” It still mentions the German auto-parts salesman but is more an outline about two Latino kids in the American West.
      Because of the similarities between the three narratives, I eventually molded them into one screenplay at an even later time in an apartment kitchen in Beverly Hills during . . .

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