Man Martin is a two-time winner of the Georgia Writers Association “Author of the Year” for his widely acclaimed novels, Days of the Endless Corvette (2007) and Paradise Dogs (2011). His short stories and essays have appeared in the Kenyon Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review and Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. His daily comic strip, “The Inkwell Forest,” is available online and through email feed to subscribers. Martin teaches high school English and coaches debate in Atlanta, Ga, where he lives with his wife Nancy.
Sometimes Bone King cannot go through doors. He has no physical impairment, but at times his brain and muscles cannot recall how to help him achieve this simple task. Perhaps it has something to do with his being distracted by thinking about grammar and etymology all the time, or maybe it's anxiety that his wife is having an affair with the yardman. Renowned neurologist Arthur Limongello offers a highly peculiar diagnosis along with an even more eccentric cure. But is Limongello really who he claims to be?