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Gone Lawn 45
Summer solstice, 2022

Featured artwork, Page Blue, by Güliz Mutlu

New Works

April Bradley and John Buhrmann


i   Source code written in Perl by John Buhrmann with a revision to include April’s mother’s email address.

ii   "From 1999 to 2015, the drug overdose epidemic resulted in approximately 568,699 deaths. In 2015, 52,404 drug overdose deaths occurred; 63.1% (33,091) involved an opioid. From 2014 to 2015, the age-adjusted opioid-involved death rate increased by 15.6%; the rapid increase in deaths was driven in large part by synthetic opioids other than methadone (e.g., fentanyl)." Seth P, Scholl L, Rudd RA, Bacon S. Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids, Cocaine, and Psychostimulants — United States, 2015—2016. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2018;67:349–358.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6712a1external icon.

April Bradley is a Durham, North Carolina-based writer and editor. Her fiction and essays appear in CRAFT Literary, JMWW, Heavy Feather Review, Narratively, New Flash Fiction Review, among others. She is the editor and publisher of Ruby and serves as an associate fiction editor at Pidgeonholes as well as a submissions editor at SmokeLong Quarterly. Aside from her website (linked), find her online on Twitter at @april_bradley.

John Buhrmann—potter, boat-builder, spoon-carver, and sailor—lives and works in Durham, North Carolina. He has a Master's degree in German Literature and now works in computer security for the health care industry.

April & John live part-time on their sailboat, Daily Alice.