Eric Lloyd Blix

Location Minneapolis
Occupation Writing Instructor / MFA Candidate

About Me

MFA candidate at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Stories in:
3:AM Magazine
apt (online)
Necessary Fiction
Paper Darts
Pentimento (defunct)
The Puritan
REAL: Regarding Arts & Letters
Split Lip Magazine
Spork Press
Western Humanities Review
Whole Beast Rag

Stories Soon In:
J Journal

Working on:
A novel investigating the nature/paradox of individual identity within corporate power structures.

Why do you write?

Who knows? I just want my stories to be things that tumble down the street, shooting sparks.

Any favorite authors? Books?

DFW (Infinite Jest, Oblivion, A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again); Pynchon (Lot 49); Donald Barthleme (his stories); Joyce (Ulysses, his stories); Flannery O'Connor (Wise Blood, her stories); Joy Williams; Haruki Murakami (1Q84, his stories); Teju Cole (Open City); Chris Bachelder (Abbott Awaits); Mann (The Magic Mountain); Vonnegut (Slaughterhouse Five, Cat's Cradle, Sirens of Titan); Sarah Levine (Strange Dark Oracles); Padgett Powell (Edisto, The Interrogative Mood); Joshua Cohen (Witz, Four New Messages), Norman Lock, Barry Hannah, Proust, etc.

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brian warfield – Apr 28, 2013

i could tell you were a fan of DFW

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