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Elie Piha

Elie Piha has worked as a bartender and a roofer and served four years in the Army. He lives in Ithaca, New York, and received his MFA from Cornell University. His short story in this issue is part of a novel in progress.

— From February 2023

A Sandwich Is A Concept

Our biggest fear was dogs. Ronnie and I looked up dog facts like maniacs. Can dogs smell through plastic? Does the USPS use drug dogs? How do you trick drug dogs? How effective are drug dogs? Are drug dogs a scam that the government uses to justify illegal searches?

February 2023
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