Favorite Quotes: Daniel Vilmure

Daniel VilmureHe was laughing a little softer and saying just my last name now, like when you say a word to yourself and wonder how it came to get that word sound, and the more you say it the more awkward and hysterical it gets, until pretty soon it isn’t even a word anymore, it’s just a sound; and you can’t bring yourself to remember what the sound stood for, or whether it stood for anything, really, and you feel your stomach tighten because nothing remains to distance you from the fear of what the word once meant.

-from Life in the Land of the Living, by Daniel Vilmure.


About Christian A. Dumais

Christian A. Dumais is an American writer, humorist and public speaker living in Wrocław, Poland. He has published fiction, journalism, and academic articles in several magazines and journals such as GUD, Shock Totem and Ha!Art. His first collection of short stories, Empty Rooms Lonely Countries, was published in 2009. He also created, edited, and contributed to Cover Stories, a euphictional anthology of 100 stories inspired by songs, which was published in 2010. His most recent book is SMASHED: The Life and Tweets of Drunk Hulk.

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