Ben Nickol is the author of the novel, Adherence (Outpost19, 2016) and a story collection, Where the Wind Can Find it (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2015). His stories have appeared in Boulevard, CutBank, Hotel Amerika, Fiction Southeast, and Fugue.
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