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Fiction genre? Ex science fiction, short story, fantasy novella, romance, drama, crime, plays, flash fiction, historical, comedy, movie script, screenplay, etc. And how many pages long? This is a surprisingly difficult question to answer. Roundabout is what I am calling an "improvisational fiction," written in the spirit of "yes, and." I entertained every whim as I wrote the book, whether it came from my own subconscious, or a friend's suggestion. The result is an illustrated, metafictional lipogram (written without the letter "E").
The Adventures of Joe Harper (Outpost19, 2016)
Phong Nguyen is the Miller Family Endowed Chair of Literature and Writing at the University of Missouri, and Director of the Creative Writing Program. He is the author of two short story collections, two novels, and has published stories in more than 50 national literary journals. He lives in Columbia, Missouri, with his wife--the artist Sarah Nguyen--and their three children.