“The Quandary of the Pointy Objects Annex” was originally published in Hobart.
Zachary Tyler Vickers is the author of Congratulations on Your Martyrdom!, forthcoming from Indiana University Press in 2016. He is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where he was the Provost’s Fellow. He is the recipient of the Richard Yates Prize and Clark Fisher Ansley Prize for excellence in fiction. His work has appeared in numerous journals, including The Iowa Review, The American Reader, KGB Bar Lit Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. His story, “Karst,” has been optioned for a feature film.
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