Andrew R. Mitchell’s fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Gulf Coast, Southern Indiana Review, Sycamore Review, SmokeLong Quarterly, and elsewhere. He was the 2016 recipient for the Barthelme Prize for Short Prose, selected by Jim Shepard, and he currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Outlook Springs. He lives in New Hampshire.
The kids in Oliver Jones’ first grade class were instructed to imagine a story that took place outside of their school. They were to include at least one real element they have observed outside. Oliver chose to include squirrels in his story. He hasn’t observed any robots on the school grounds but he hasn’t given … Continue reading Fridge Flash: Why Squirrels Don’t Care for Robots
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