Jean Muno
Contributor History

Robert Burniaux (1924–88), who wrote under the name Jean Muno, is among the best known of Belgium’s Silver Age fabulists. The author of nine novels and four story collections, he received Belgium’s top literary prize, the Prix Rossel, in 1979. “Cartoon” is from his first collection, Histoires singulières



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
flirty infinite