Jon Etter

Jon Etter is a high school English teacher and the author of the all-ages comedy/fantasy series "Those Dreadful Fairy Books" from Chicago Review Press. His short fiction and poetry have appeared in a number of anthologies and literary journals, including "The London Journal of Fiction," "Tales of the Once and Future King," and "Entombed in Verse: An Epitaph for Salem." For a full list of his works, please visit

Galatea’s Lament

From the stark white marble block his rough sculptor’s hands freed me,shaped me into a flawless form to love, to pamper, to worship: an ideal, free of all the “vices” and “flaws” of my sex, ...