AM/PM by Amelia Gray

By Amelia Gray

If anything's going to avoid wasting the characters in Amelia Gray's debut from their romances, their social improprieties, or their fingers changing into claws, it is a John Mayer live performance tee. In AM/PM, impish humor and slicing perception are on complete exhibit. Readers journey the lives of 23 characters throughout a hundred and twenty tales jam-packed with lizard tails, Schrödinger containers, and volcano love. June wakes up one morning lined in seeds; Leonard falls in love with a chaise living room; Betty insists every thing other than flora are a logo of her love for her husband; Andrew talks to his condominium in instances of quandary. Written each morning and evening for 2 months, those short vignettes (50 to a hundred phrases) remember Donald Barthelme of their whimsy and refined but robust feelings. An intermittent love tale as visible via a darkly comedian lens, AM/PM mixes poetry and prose, humor and hubris to create a very unique paintings of fiction.

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