blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Christopher Orlet has taught English and journalism at Southwestern Illinois College and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Poland from 1992-1994. His fiction has appeared in Exquisite Corpse, Pindeldyboz, Surgery of Modern Warfare, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and storySouth: The Best of the South 2005. His nonfiction has appeared in Utne Reader,, and The Guardian (London). He is a columnist for The Vocabula Review and The American Spectator. His short stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.