Artifact: A.D.2020

I noticed the infection several weeks into the dig, when I began to hobble around the excavation site with a limp. I had stepped on a sharp shell at Playa Arguello, shoving a foot through the water to splash a visiting specialist on the Cabécar. That day, when it began, I was nauseous and then…

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Linnie W. Greene

Linnie is a writer in San Francisco, CA. She has published or has work forthcoming in The New York Times, The LA Review of Books, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, and Joyland. During the day, you can find her at Stanford University Press. At night, you can find her wrapped in fog, cats, and woolen sweaters. Her favorite writers are Marguerite Duras and Peter Beagle.

Gerhard Po’omahealani Ka’aihue

Gerhard Po’omahealani Ka’aihue or “G” was born and raised on the island of Maui and drew superheroes he created with his friends. In his teens he travelled to Korea and Japan and studied traditional Ukiyo-e printing and anime. He is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. Outside of the corporate design world, G freelances as an illustrator and comic artist. He has exhibited his works in galleries and has worked on titles such as Show Devils, Stella Noir, Spanners Dissent and Mongrel.

First Featured In: No. 5, summer 2016

F(r)iction #5

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