Souvenir Button

Fiction Rosalyn Drexler

She was alone on a desert island. The desert island was pictured on a souvenir button created by an artist she’d met at Tom O’Horgan’s loft. He’d made it just for her.

“This is for you,” he’d said.

She saw a pretty woman in a white bathing suit, wearing a straw hat, eating a pistachio  [...]

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Issue 23



Fall 2015


Rosalyn Drexler is an Obie Award-winning playwright and the author of numerous novels, including I Am the Beautiful Stranger (Grossman) and Art Does (Not!) Exist (Fiction Collective 2) Her art was exhibited earlier this year at the Garth Greenan Gallery in New York City. She lives in Newark.


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