Lisbon by Scott Laughlin, short story book cover artwork

“Lisbon” by Scott Laughlin

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There is a monster inside him. It curses her past, her reputation. No matter how hard he fights it, it won’t let him forget. They’ve come to Lisbon in hopes of fixing a broken relationship, but the monster remains. The temptations of the city are pulling them apart, and before he can move on from her faults, he must accept his own.


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About the Author
Scott Laughlin’s fiction and non-fiction has appeared or will appear in Guernica, Post Road, Night Owl, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and in the books A Manner of Being: Writers on their Mentors and Such Conjunctions, among other publications. He has an MFA from Converse College, is co-founder and Associate Director of the DISQUIET Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal, and teaches English at San Francisco University High School.
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