D. Wystan Owen is the author of Other People's Love Affairs: Stories (Algonquin Books), named a Best Book of 2018 by Amazon and The Washington Independent Review of Books. A 2015 graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, his fiction and essays have appeared in A Public Space, The American Scholar, LitHub, and elsewhere. A former Deputy Editor of The Threepenny Review, Owen co-founded and publishes The Bare Life Review

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