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Thomas Gough
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Thomas Gough is the pen name of Thom Conroy, an American who teaches creative writing at Massey University in New Zealand. His fiction has appeared in various journals in America and New Zealand, including Agni, Alaska Quarterly Review, Prairie Schooner, Landfall, and the New England Review. He is at work on a novel composed in the form of short, self-contained episodes.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 17, 2020
1.

Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.

2.

Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.
March 3, 2020
All those touched and killed by the night end up floating on sea. Strewn across some other beaches are the stranded bodies of dead kings.