Stories & Essays

All material © William Fertman, 1999-2012, unless otherwise noted.

Dumpster at the Summer Palace

Short Works

Aleph-0 Metaphors - a mediation on infinity and writing first published in homonumos magazine.

Song of Disposal - notes towards a literature of dumpsters.

Iceland by Ellen Twaddell

The Adventures of Little Diogenes - a teen sex romp.

Footsteps in the Garden - a strange tale of romance and adventure.

Beijing Palimpcest - a young man struggles with partial fame and the sins of the past.


Dream Ballet Chinois (包子 Ballet) - a dance film set in Beijing and Paris.

Junk Comic - a tale of espionage in the land of refuse.

Hook Hand Miller, Frontier Veterinarian - a children's Western adventure, based on a character by Ellen Twaddell.

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