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Just a quick little news post here.

Gigantic #1 preview posts are up if you missed them: Gigantic art preview and fiction preview. Interview preview to come.

We have also been taking pre-orders, which have been rolling in from as far away as Norway. Seriously.

In Gigantic friends news:

Todd Zuniga will be interveiwing Gigantic contributors Tao Lin and Justin Taylor for Opium Live on March 3rd. He is also seeking submissions for great writing advice you’ve been told.

Ed Park will be talking about literary magazines on March 10th. He also read with Deb Olin Unferth last night.

Sam Lipsyte has been reading from his new novel, The Ask, at Russian Samovar. Scope a YouTube here.

Adam Wilson has started a regular column on Friday Night Lights for Flavor Wire.

Kristen O’Toole blogs there as well.

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Gigantic #1: One-Sentence Prose Preview

GIGANTIC #1 PREVIEW POST (1 of 3)

Art (with Nate Russell, Todd Zuniga, Jerome Jakubiec and more) and interviews (with Malcolm Gladwell, Deb Olin Unferth, Gary Shteyngart, Sam Lipsyte and more) to come!

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Andrew Bulger

One-Sentence Prose Preview


The look of: I want to tear your bloody head off.
Derek Johnson as distorted by Rozalia Jovanovic

It was just large enough for me to fit my arm through.
Ben Blum

Mostly I drive in search of half-wits at public libraries, all day bars, halfway houses, and Sears Roebucks.
Doug Elsass

…taking a wheel off a skateboard and taping the hamster to where the wheel was and trying to skateboard with one wheel as a hamster…
Tao Lin

It wasn’t like there wasn’t discussion.
Yuka Igarashi

She asks me if I watched the news and I say I don’t watch the news and she should know that.
Matt Di Paoli

GO LOOK AT THE CALENDAR AND WRITE DOWN WHAT IT SAYS THEY DO ON WEDNESDAY YOU’LL KNOW WHAT I MEAN WHEN YOU SEE IT.
Ed Park

Our neighbors had been hosting a slumber party.
Kristen O’Toole

“Are we going to have to participate?” my husband asked.
Anya Yurchyshyn

He reminds me that it isn’t an ocean, it’s a river, and then he asks me what my problem is.
Dan Bevacqua

If asked, I would even say she is sweet all over, and would mean what I said, though of course this is figurative language.
Justin Taylor

Also, we lived in a village of giants.
Shane Jones

347.242.0434
Kenny Aquiles

Then he looked at porn on his grandfather’s computer and accidentally spilled jizz on his grandfather’s tackle box.
Lauren Spohrer

The nightly detonations continue.
Pedro Ponce

“I’m not a bad girl,” she said, as if morality had something to do with it.
Adam Wilson