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TOKYO GHOST CITY – Tokyo Stories

Just out in Japan. TOKYO GHOST CITY, my book of Tokyo stories–part fact, part fabulism, with ghosts galore. Translated by the great Motoyuki Shibata. From Shinchosha publishers. Generous early praise […]

“The Spontaneous Quarantine Writing that Became a Hit in Japan”

My essay in Lit Hub about BOTTICELLI Fables from a Plague Time Rush-published this spring in translation in Tokyo by Ignition Gallery

At home with Mexico’s Weegee

I visited Enrique Metinides, the great Mexican crime photographer and toy collector, for the Guardian    

“Burlap” in New Yorker Flash Fiction

“Burlap” – A little tale of trying to escape the world  NewYorker.com “Dr. Nakamura” – Story from BOMB A nasty story for kids VICE Interview about Nastybook on NPR   […]

A Man Jumps Out of An Airplane – New Edition

     “Barry Yourgrau manages to articulate your most bugged-out daydreams”  — Adam Horovitz (Ad-Rock) of the Beastie Boys From Arcade Publishing   MESS is out in UK and in […]