Fiction. If Alice had gone to a sketchy doctor in a sketchy part of town this might be the rabbit hole she went down. Charlie Cain went looking for a cure for a minor pain and was given a medicament with a teensy side effect: it made Charlie invisible. This is the story of what happens next. Charlie's journey is Something Like Yours.
Corey Mesler has been published in numerous anthologies and journals, including Poetry, Gargoyle, Five Points, Good Poems American Places, and New Stories from the South. He is the author of 13 novels, 4 short story collections, 5 full-length poetry collections, and a dozen chapbooks. These include THE DIMINISHMENT OF CHARLIE CAIN (Livingston Press, 2021), MADSTONES (BlazeVOX [books], 2018), ROBERT WALKER (Livingston Press, 2016), and FOLLOWING RICHARD BRAUTIGAN (Livingston Press, 2010). His work has been praised by Ann Beattie, Peter Coyote, Greil Marcus, Hampton Sides, John Grisham, Frederick Barthelme, and others. Three of his poems were chosen by Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac. He also wrote the screenplays for two short films, one of which won The Memphis Film Prize. With his wife, he owns Burke's Book Store (est. 1875) in Memphis. Author City: MEMPHIS, TN USA