Sam Downs is a fiction writer, essayist, and book reviewer from Minnesota’s Driftless Area, living now in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Joyland Magazine, the Ploughshares Blog, and Porter House Review, where he serves as Fiction Editor. He can be found @writeitdowns, his incipient Twitter.
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Playing at the Edge of Expectation: Mackenzie McGee on Entertainment, Absurdity, and Enjoying a Punch in the Gut
BY Sam Downs
Mackenzie McGee has a habit of referring to her work in the first-person plural. Or so I gather when we meet to discuss McGee’s first “real” short story, to use her words: “Re: Frankie,” an epistolary fever dream of dystopian horror and e-harassment first published here in Porter House Review.