Jon Paul Fiorentino is the recipient of the 2015 National Magazine Award Silver Medal for Humour. He is the author of I'm Not Scared of You or Anything, which was shortlisted for the 2014 Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and Needs Improvement, which was shortlisted for the 2014 A.M. Klein Prize for poetry. He is also the author of the novel Stripmalling, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and five poetry collections, including The Theory of the Loser Class, which was shortlisted for the 2006 A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry and Indexical Elegies, which won the 2010 CBC Books "Bookie" Award for Best Book of Poetry. He lives in Montreal, where he teaches Creative Writing at Concordia University, is the editor-in-chief of Matrix magazine, and is the editor of the Serotonin/Wayside Imprint of Insomniac Press.






for Roxanna Bennett


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A Small Canadian Town Just Made The Best Charity Calendar With What This Sister Did To Her Brother

A Brazilian Widower Was Adopted By A Penguin. It's Not Okay

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These Grandmas Played Recent College Grads In Flip Cup And ­Improved Their Sex Lives

What Doctors Found Inside This Person's Brain is Sexy AF

To Find the Perfect Husband This Woman Went on a Decades Long Killing Spree. It's So Cute

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What These 15 Adorable Wet Dogs Did Is Straight Out Of A Horror Movie

These Serial-Killing Nurses Just Got An Adorable Surprise

24 Fucking Awesome Ways To Decorate Sexy Seniors 

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14 Millennials Struggling To Be The Worst Killers In History

13 Animals Totally Nailing This Police Officer