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Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton is a graduate student in creative writing at the University of Iowa.

— From October 1980
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Advice From The Lovelorn

Confessions Of A Male Chauvinist Prig

In utter seriousness, now, do you think you might approach S. with the possibility of living with me in Florida for a few months, a few weeks, or a half-hour in a rented room?

March 1980
Photography

A Romance

Cartoon By James Thornton

With regards to changing the title from “That Very Special Romance” to “A Romance” I must raise the following objections and make the following suggestions. 1. My title has a certain acerbic irony not present in the truncated (emasculated?) form. The fact is there was nothing particularly romantic about my relationship with the little trollop.

August 1978
Photography

Cartoons By Jim Thornton

The cartoons in this selection are available as a PDF only. Click here to download.

July 1978
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