Margaret Patton Chapman is the author of a novella-in-flash, Bell and Bargain, published in 2014 as part of the collection My Very End of the Universe. Her very short fiction has appeared in WigleafThe CollagistSmokelong, and the anthology The Way We Sleep, among others, and her music and arts reporting has been published in the Independent Weekly and the Austin Chronicle. She received her M.F.A. from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and taught writing as a Visiting Professor at Indiana University South Bend. She is prose editor for decomP magazine and lives in Durham, NC. Find more of her work at





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