The Absurdist is a small monthly periodical of absurdist flash fiction and illustrations, printed and distributed in Portland, Oregon and shared digitally around the world.
Connor Lucey is publisher and editor-in-chief of The Absurdist. He published the literary and arts anthology Doc Patrick’s Journal: (Volume 1) in Oakland in 2014.
River Wyatt-Marsh is an editor of The Absurdist. She is currently pursuing a BFA in Creative Writing at Portland State University.
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And let us know if you live too far from Portland to pick up a hard copy of The Absurdist. We’ll happily mail you one.