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Christopher X. Ryan

Born on Martha's Vineyard, Christopher X. Ryan now lives in Helsinki, Finland, where he works as a writer and editor. So far in 2019 his stories have appeared in 17 journals, and he earned 2nd place in the 2019 Baltimore Review winter contest. His work has appeared in journals such as PANK, COPPER NICKEL, and MATTER. He can be found at

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Short Fiction

The Pugilist in Repose on His Porch, Most Sundays

The moments of lucidity were rarer and rarer, but when they came, he regaled me with tales of swallowed teeth, basement brawls, and AIDS tests administered at midnight in ramshackle midtown health... [+]

General Submissions Rendez-Vous, August 2019 issue - Short Story