Box Cutters: excerpt #5

1397915_598757960190403_1143047675_oFor the six days leading up to the official release of my chapbook, Box Cutters (sunnyoutside press), I’m posting the first sentence or two of each story in the chapbook, one each day, as a kind of teaser for the book.

Today is excerpt #5! The book releases tomorrow!

But you don’t have to wait until November 12 to order your copy. If you like something you see and want to read more, you can head over to sunnyoutside and pre-order your copy now.

At work yesterday we got new office dividers, big, blue pincushion squares with fabric facing so we can pin memos to them, so we can not forget things. Mr. Feras has a thing about memos, like they’d make good wallpaper, suit fabric, anything. I think if he could he’d leave us memos on toilet paper so he could catch us with work even in the john. 

Published by Samuel Snoek-Brown

I write fiction and teach college writing and literature. I'm the author of the story collection There Is No Other Way to Worship Them, the novel Hagridden, and the flash fiction chapbooks Box Cutters and Where There Is Ruin.

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