The Fourth Plague of West Philadelphia
“My girl calls it a balance of New York ambition and Southern hospitality, but I would claim Philadelphia for the Rust Belt.”
Josh Boardman is from Michigan. His short stories have appeared in journals such as BULL, Maudlin House, and Volume 1 Brooklyn. He conducted the Latin translation project We, Romans. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he is working on his first novel and a collection of stories about his hometown.
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