Stephen O'Connor
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Stephen O'Connor
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STEPHEN O’CONNOR is the author of six books, including Thomas Jefferson Dreams of Sally Hemings, a novel, Here Comes Another Lesson, short stories, and Quasimode, his forthcoming poetry collection. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Best American Short Stories, and many other places. "Nothing Is Really What it Is" is the prologue to his novel-in-progress, We Want So Much to Be Ourselves.



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Numina: The Enchantment Issue
Fall 2023
Bradford Morrow


December 4, 2023
HOW CAN PEOPLE SAY a person is washed up when just getting to shore is a victory? 
November 29, 2023
The greens—myriad, viridescent: 
every one of them alive.
November 22, 2023
HE WENT DOWN THE STREET, his old street, on a whim, and then the whim birthed another and he turned [...]