The Future of Statues

Fiction Cornelius FitzPatrick

In March 1937, at the London home of one of his patrons, the Belgian surrealist René Magritte had a dream. He dreamed of Napoléon. René was staying in a guest room decorated by his host, Edward James, with objects referencing René’s previous works—twisting cloths hanging from the  [...]

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Issue 24



Spring 2016


Cornelius FitzPatrick recently completed an MFA in fiction at Colorado State University and is finishing a collection of short stories. “The Future of Statues” is his first published story.


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