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"Algorithm" in Sententia

I'm really excited that my story "Algorithm" from Close Encounters is being reprinted in the inaugural issue of Sententia (April 2010). You can preorder a copy of the issue, which also features Elizabeth Ellen, Roxane Gay, Mary Miller, Sam Pink, Adam Robinson, and Shya Scanlon, here.