Kyra Simone

Kyra Simone is a writer from Los Angeles, now based in Brooklyn. Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in a variety of literary journals, including Conjunctions, The Brooklyn Rail, BOMB, Entropy, The Anthology of Best American Experimental Writing, and elsewhere. She is a member of the publishing collective Ugly Duckling Presse and an associate editor at Zone Books. More of her work can be found at

‘The Wedding Exit’ & Others

[Author's note: The following pieces are excerpted from Palace of Rubble, a collection of one-page stories composed primarily from single words culled each day from the front page of The New York Times, among other ...