Creampuff by Rob Hart, short story book cover artwork

“Creampuff” by Rob Hart

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There’s a bakery in the East Village with a line of people around the block in wait for the a dessert so unprecedented it earned its own name. At the front of the line you’ll meet Creampuff, the large, bearded, tattooed, bouncer that will let you inside, one at a time. You can’t cut the line, you couldn’t bribe him if you were dying, and you certainly can’t make him laugh. He’s a legend, and the people love him. No one has ever crossed Creampuff – until now.


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About the Author
Rob Hart is the author of The Woman from Prague, picked by Publishers Weekly as one of the best reads of the summer. He is also the author of New Yorked, nominated for an Anthony Award for Best First Novel, City of Rose, and South Village, chosen by The Boston Globe as one of the best books of 2016. Short fiction has appeared in publications like Thuglit, Needle, and Joyland. Non-fiction has appeared at Slate, The Daily Beast, and Electric Literature. He is also the publisher at and the class director at LitReactor.
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