By Chris Heller The Atlantic

A lovely short story.

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Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller

Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.
Or, Craigslist: the Internet’s simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of the neighborhood telephone pole papered from sidewalk to eye line with “HELP WANTED” and “GARAGE SALE: TODAY!” fliers.
How about, Craigslist: accidental publisher of short fiction?
On Tuesday evening, “Missed Connection” appeared as a personal listing on Brooklyn’s corner of the website. It begins like most of these confessions do:

I saw you on the Manhattan-bound Brooklyn Q train.
I was wearing a blue-striped t-shirt and a pair of maroon pants. You were wearing a vintage red skirt and a smart white blouse. Continue reading “”

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September Presentations

Posted at 11:30 am Leiden

The talk, portfolio reviews, book signings are already over at Bursa in Turkey, though the exhibition is still going on.
The talk later today at 4:05 pm at Pieterskerk in Leiden, Netherlands and the talk at 9:30 am on Monday the 24th September at CUNY, New York, USA, are sadly not public events, but the following talk in Delhi, India is:

as is the discussion at the United Art Fair:

?Photography Today: Photography and its Social Effects??on 29th?September from 11:00 am ? 1:30 pm, with Pablo Bartholomew and Deepak John Mathew.

Photography as a revolutionary tool in Bangladesh


Deutsche Welle in a report said ?The largest European Internet conference, re:publica, in Berlin may have seen many international speakers before, but surely never a bearded Muslim from Bangladesh, who challenges the meaning behind the term ?third world? and gives an alternative of his own.?