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African days, African nights
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If I Were King
Nels Hanson

Matthew Vasiliauskas

Seven Minutes
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Cooking for the Beasts
Mark Sheerin

Alternative Time (and other poems)
W.M. Rivera

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Priyanka Joseph

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Natural Justice
Samuel Wright

>11 with Roddy Doyle:

Renowned author Roddy Doyle has graciously agreed to judge this year’s Willesden Herald New Short Stories Competition (sponsored by Willesden Herald and Pretend Genius—fresh, sleek, healthy, bold, and good-looking-making).  Pretend Genius chatted with Roddy for its brand new interview series called “>11”—interviews that look trickily as if they are comprised of only 11 questions but are, in fact, infinite