Joshua James Amberson

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Joshua James Amberson is a Portland, Oregon-based writer and creative writing instructor. His work has appeared in The Rumpus, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Columbia Journal Online, and Tin House, among others. He's the author of the essay collection Everyday Mythologies (Two Plum Press), and he's currently working on a book about eyeballs. 


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To See or Not to See

I just wanted to believe my eyes were magic, that only I could see things that existed below the surface.