Kenton K. Yee

Location Silicon Valley, California
Occupation writer, creativity entrepreneur

About Me

Kenton K. Yee has placed poetry and fiction in The Los Angeles Review, Hobart, DOGZPLOT, A cappella Zoo, Cafe Irreal, PANK, Corium Magainze, Word Riot, elimae, Mud Luscious, Monkeybicycle, Every Day Fiction, Every Day Poets, Brain Harvest, Perihelion, Bartleby Snopes, Apollo's Lyre, Liquid Imaginations, and Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader, among others. A theoretical physicist working in finance in San Francisco, he is writing a novel exploring dreams, reality, and awareness.


Marriage for Moonlighters (Monkeybicycle)

Goldilocks and the Three Point Five Bears (Corium Magazine)

Your Gedanken Collection (Hobart)

The Oldest Game in Town (Cafe Irreal)

Cosmological Expansion (DOGZPLOT)

Aurora's Sky (Every Day Fiction)

Shooting Stars (A cappella Zoo, Issue 11, Fall 2013)

Losing His Voice (Word Riot)

Bot Gone, Ramifications (Perihelion)
(It's the second story on this "shorter stories" page).

Author interview at PANK Magazine

Try My Shank (performed by Matt Weller in Drabblecast 280 podcast)

Allure (Word Riot)

Wholly Matrimony (with animation, Liquid Imaginations)

Teenage Housefly (Word Riot)

Daddy, Wake Up (Bartleby Snopes)


The Many Words Interpretation of Classical Mechanics (Every Day Poets)

If a Black Hole Could (Every Day Poets)

Hole-19b (elimae)

Newtonian Gravitation (Every Day Poets)

One Convenience Store Clerk’s Contribution to Cable TV Ratings (Monkeybicycle)

Losing his Voice (Word Riot)

Inside a Restaurant Aquarium (Monkeybicycle)

Prehensile Tongue (Short, Fast, and Deadly)

Why do you write?

“To omit a word always, to resort to inept metaphors and obvious periphrases, is perhaps the most emphatic way of stressing it.” -- Jorge Luis Borges in The Garden of Forking Paths

Any favorite authors? Books?

Emily Dickinson, Robert Coover, Haruki Murakami, Brian Evenson, Philip K. Dick, Lydia Davis, Russell Edson, Truman Capote, J. M. Coetzee, Alice Munro, and Sylvia Plath, among numerous others

Kenton K. Yee's Wall

Bill Yarrow – Aug 21, 2012

Thanks for commenting on "Not Enough Sin to Go Around," Kenton. re: "redacted." The speaker is thinking that sometimes a shaky present makes one want to reimagine the past.

Gary Percesepe – Aug 14, 2012

kenton, thanks for reading and commenting on my piaon piece--



Matthew Robinson – Aug 13, 2012

Appreciate the comment on "Shell of My Future Self," Kenton. Look forward to reading more of your work!

Marcus Speh – Aug 12, 2012

thanks for commenting on "in the nude", fellow ex-physicist!

Matthew Robinson – Aug 07, 2012

Thanks, Kenton, for the comments on the oppressionist and how we made gravity about us!

Susan Tepper – Aug 07, 2012

Kenton thank you for reading my story Wreath and your lovely comment! Cheers! susan

Gloria Garfunkel – Aug 04, 2012

And thank you for your kind comment on There's Going to be a Story at the End. You must be really busy between your demanding writing program and Fictionaut.

Gloria Garfunkel – Aug 02, 2012

Kenton, thank you for your insightful comment on The Sneeze. I responded at the story site. I also enjoyed your story about poor Irreversible Dad.

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