Cover Photo: Photograph by Siora Photography/Unsplash
Photograph by Siora Photography/Unsplash

The King of Florida and Other Roadside Attractions

Like much of Florida, it appears both ridiculous and dangerous and gambling is involved. I think. I still don’t understand it.



Was he better looking than me?

Did they have sex in my bed?

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

A Book in Every Home


Erika Swyler is the author of Light From Other Stars (Bloomsbury, May 2019) and The Book of Speculation . Her writing has appeared in Literary Hub, Catapult, VIDA Review, Monkey Bicycle, The New York Times, and elsewhere.  She is on Twitter: @erikaswyler