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Michael Shilling

Michael Shilling lives in Seattle, Washington, where he is working on a novel and a collection of short stories. His fiction has appeared in Bridge and Night Rally.

— From May 2003
Fiction

Aphelion

Everyone hated that dog. Every time my friends and I walked by the Hanson house, it was there, chained to a basketball pole at the far end of the long driveway: a huge retriever-mutt-thing, a hundred-and-some-odd pounds of pissed-off mange.

May 2003
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