Four Micros from Visiting Writers

12 Nov

Ravi Mangla recently had these four micros released on Electric Literature’s blog, Outlet. You may have also seen some other micros from his Visiting Writers series on >Kill Author and Everyday Genius (His writing gets around. I respect that). I’m going to go ahead and let you know, you should really read these. If you don’t believe me, check out this excerpt:

Jorge Luis Borges asked me to select a record at random. I picked one from the nearest milk crate. Laid it on the turntable, lowered the needle. Borges sat in his favorite red chair with his pipe, nodding along. When the symphony finished, he leaned back, like after a satisfying meal. Fine choice of music, he said approvingly, despite no such choice having been made.


See? I told you.  100% charming.


2 Responses to “Four Micros from Visiting Writers”

  1. tlgobble November 16, 2010 at 10:16 pm #



  1. Deluge by Jane Wong « - November 16, 2010

    […] Also, this issue holds a cool thing by Ravi Mangla called Ways that has me all foggy again, but more like a good person just rearranged my life. (Mangla, you might remember, was Vouched by Laura recently.) […]

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