Scott Mashlan

Scott is a writer from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Scott works as a senior editor for New American Press and teaches at a local technical college. His stories have won finalist honors in Glimmer Train‘s new writer contest and Dzanc Book’s Disquiet literary prize, as well as a nomination for Best American Short Stories. F(r)iction, Litro, MAYDAY, Rejection Letters and Necessary Fiction, among others, have featured his work.

MAGICIANS by Scott Mashlan

On my way out of the closet I noticed a trunk at the edge of the bed... An antique padlock hooked through the clasp, but it was unlatched, so I slid it out and opened the trunk.

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