Curtis Vandonkelaar

Curtis Vandonkelaar

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CV is most recently the winner of the 2016 Literal Latte Short Short Contest and the Gateway Review’s 2016 Flash Fiction Contest, and he has been a finalist in a number of fiction competitions, including the Puerto del Sol Fiction Contest, The Laurel Review’s Midwestern Fiction Contest, Harpur Palate’s John Gardner Fiction Contest, the Tusculum Review Fiction Contest, Pulp Literature’s Hummingbird Prize for Flash Fiction, and Passages North’s Neutrino Prize. His stories have appeared in the Vestal Review, Western Humanities Review, MAKE, Hobart, and DIAGRAM, among others, and have been positively reviewed by Dark Sky Magazine and The Review Review, made the Wigleaf longlist, and been nominated for Best of the Net. He teaches writing and editing at Michigan State University, where he is the faculty editor/advisor of The Offbeat literary journal and a consulting editor with Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction.

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Contributions by Curtis Vandonkelaar

Spring 2017 Issue


Winner, 2016 Literal Latte Short Short Contest.
Michael’s afraid the TV will blow up again. Two others have burst right here in this living room. He pads his fingers against the TV’s black face. He loves the television. When he pulls his fingertips from the screen, they’re gray, powdered in fine dust….

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