Daniel DiFranco lives in Philadelphia. He teaches high school English and music. He plays in a band. He likes short, clear sentences. He often throws in a longer clause to balance out the rhythm of a paragraph. His work has appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, LitroNY, Philadelphia Stories, The Molotov Cocktail, and other fine publications. He is a regular contributor at Geekadelphia.
Daniel will read for us today "When You Find Yourself at the Center of the Earth", which he scored and recorded himself. It’s a reprint from the Winter 2015 issue of Hypertrophic Press.
Those People is a collection of multi-instrumentalists who create songs that “take the listener on a sonic journey chock full of inventive vocal harmonies, interesting melody, and lyrical content,” (Jennifer Logue, Rock On Philly).
Jonathan Cardew is a short story writer and editor based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His short [and very short] fiction appears in Atticus Review, Segue, Jellyfish Review, Microfiction Monday, Flash Frontier, People Holding, among other places. He teaches writing at Milwaukee Area Technical College, where he also edits The Phoenix Literary and Arts Magazine. He is from a city in the north of England, known for its knives.
Make sure and stick around after the stories to hear two guys nerding out and making Star Wars jokes.
"Pretend-Phoning" was first published in Spelk Fiction and “The Girl who had a TIE-fighter for a Nose” was first published in The Forge Literary Magazine.