Cover Photo: photo by Quinn Dombrowski/flickr
photo by Quinn Dombrowski/flickr

Punishment

“Buy milk. Pay bills. Sever arm. Water fern.”

“Punishment is a sort of medicine.”

Nicomachean Ethics

Greg Ames is the author of Buffalo Lockjaw, a novel that won a NAIBA Book of the Year Award. His work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, McSweeney’s, Southern Review, The Sun, and North American Review. He splits his time between Brooklyn and Hamilton, New York, where he is an associate professor at Colgate University. His next book, Funeral Platter, a collection of twenty short stories, will appear in October 2017.

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