Broken homes, drug addiction, lost causes.
These five stories follow disaffected youths through the day-to-day routines that help them cope and into more surreal territory, where the destitute and the otherworldly intertwine.
From exploding televisions and absent parents to concerned therapists, crustacean junkies, and friendships cut tragically short, Crossfaded in Narnia burrows into the grit to take a closer look at the mystery beneath.
My Childhood as a Student of Chemical Warfare
The Key of Joy
Scoring for Ridnour Before High Tide
Tell Me More
Ian Kappos was born and raised in Northern California but currently lives in Los Angeles where he is an MFA candidate at CalArts. His writing has appeared in numerous places and was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His first chapbook collection of fiction, Crossfaded in Narnia is his first chapbook collection. In addition to writing, he co-edits Milkfist, is an editorial assistant at Sublevel, and plays in the hardcore punk band Cross Class.