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Edward Gauvin
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Biography
The translator of almost two hundred graphic novels and two-time winner of the John Dryden Translation Prize, Edward Gauvin has received fellowships and residencies from PEN America, the Lannan Foundation, the NEA, the Fulbright program, the Centre National du Livre, and the American Literary Translators’ Association. Other publications have appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, Subtropics, World Literature Today, the Coffin Factory, and PEN America. The contributing editor for Francophone comics at Words without Borders, he translates comics for Top Shelf, Archaia, Lerner, and SelfMadeHero. He writes a bimonthly column on the Francophone fantastic at Weird Fiction Review.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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January 14, 2020
We found the laptop in Cressey’s round room. It was black, thin, light as wood, and belonged to Dr. Marcus, the man who came on to me once, the one who smokes dope in the eaves, the philologist or psychologist. I can’t get these “terms” straight in my head anymore, what with these drugs they feed us. The afternoon pills, especially.
January 7, 2020
We turn the floodlights on the actors, extras in one of the world’s great short stories, surprising them mid-escapade, nocturnal animals caught playing dress up with our clothing, our fanciest possessions. Pearl choker on a possum, suit jacket on a raccoon. A skunk, a lynx, two tubby foxes moonlighting as twin nephews or as young men dating our daughters.
December 17, 2019
Though we mocked Dad mercilessly, our mocking was such as to lead him on convincingly. Dad! There is hope for you if, say, you are struck by lightning. So often did he sulk out on the balcony that he did seem to be inviting a strike. Or a stumble.
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