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Jacob Appel

Jacob M. Appel has published short fiction in more than ninety literary journals. He is a graduate of Brown University, Harvard Law School, and the MFA program in fiction at New York University. He teaches at the Gotham Writers’ Workshop in New York City.


Scouting for the Reaper

Nothing sells tombstones like a Girl Scout in uniform. This was my father’s pearl of entrepreneurial genius, the closest he ever came to a formal business plan, and it’s how I ended up lugging thirty pounds of granite onto Delia Braithwaite [...]