Waif OD

(A WAITING FOR GODOT Erasure) Composed by erasure of the text of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot (Grove Press, 1954/1982), “a tragicomedy in two acts” featuring a cast of five males. Act I and Act II have been reversed. Otherwise, only punctuation and capitalization have been altered in the un-redacted text. Act II: Ex-dame. No…

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Richard Holeton

Richard Holeton is author of the hypertext novel Figurski at Findhorn on Acid, other widely exhibited electronic and multimedia literature, print fiction, and experimental poetry. His work has appeared in Indiana Review, Mississippi Review, ZYZZYVA, Vassar Review, Kairos, Notre Dame Review, and Forklift, Ohio, among other journals. His awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Brown Foundation/Dora Maar House, and the California Arts Council. A former teacher and administrator at Stanford, he lives near Half Moon Bay, California. More information is available at richardholeton.org.

Julian Mateus

Julian Mateus, hailing from Bogotá, Columbia, moved with his twin brother and their parents to Canada when he was seven years old; and then immigrated to the United States five years after that. After discovering the work of visionary artists such as Syd Mead and classic sci-fi and fantasy films like Blade Runner, Star Wars, and The Lord of the Rings, Julian was inspired to pursue a career in film. Since his graduation from Full Sail University in 2010, he has created artwork for video games, comic books, and feature films. He currently calls Florida his home.

First Featured In: No. 16, summer 2020

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