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Jake Orbison

Jake Orbison is a writer from New York. His work also appears in Ambit, the Boston Review, poets.org, and elsewhere.



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Everything I’m writing has been short recently I don’t like to write endings I’m bad at them   Endings must have a stake in what happened, and I’ve never been interested in what happened   Where have we been? Endings ask Where must we go from here? They answer   Some people, lucky ones, can only write endings— as if forever in state of taking stock and gazing out,   as if to fall, to fear, these things could go on indefinitely, as if shadow were just another word for shade
Endings

Prize Entry

November 2017

Jake Orbison


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Interview

Issue No. 1

Interview with Tom McCarthy

Fred Fernandez Armesto

Interview

Issue No. 1

For those expecting him to be, as the New Statesman called him, ‘the most galling interviewee in Britain’, Tom...

poetry

March 2017

Two Poems

Uljana Wolf

TR. Sophie Seita

poetry

March 2017

Mittens   winter came, stretched its frames, wove misty threads into the damp   wood. fogged windows, we didn’t...

Prize Entry

April 2015

I Told You...

Owen Booth

Prize Entry

April 2015

1. The Triumph of Capitalism   It was the end of the cold war and capitalism had won. Everywhere...

 

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