Author Archives: David Leo Rice

David Leo Rice

David Leo Rice is a writer and animator living in NYC. His stories have appeared in Black Clock, The Collagist, Birkensnake, The Rumpus, Hobart, Volume 1 Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He’s online at, and his first novel, A Room in Dodge City, is available now.

Swimming School

Swimming Pool

As soon as we laid eyes on him, we could see the toilet stall he would become.

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Jack & Emily Texas Roadside Incident, Summer 2012

West Texas Roadside

It’s the adult thing to do, thought Jack, to help people if you can. Then, no, he thought. It’s the childish thing, the need to find out if the world’s promise of danger is real.

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