Richard Chiem (b.1987) is the author of YOU PRIVATE PERSON, a short story collection from Scrambler books released on Sept. 10. His work has recently appeared in elimae, Everyday Genius and Artifice Magazine among other publications. He lives on Capitol Hill with his partner and their loud cat.

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Ten Times Gravity

"I am made of hyperbole and perhaps one hundred dozen beatings." An epilogue essay by Richard Chiem.
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Back Pockets Full of Dynamite

The dead inside is beautiful. That is what was written on her arm. Chloe went to bed and somehow at some point during the night she woke up to write something down on her arm, the dead inside is beautiful, to remember for later. But she doesn’t...