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Jonathan Starke is a former bodybuilder and boxer who is currently vagabonding the globe and often missing the Golden (80s) and Attitude (90s) eras of professional wrestling. He is the founding editor of a literary magazine for the underdog called Palooka and serves as a writing coach at His essays and stories have appeared in The Sun, The Missouri Review, Brevity, Michigan Quarterly Review, Third Coast, Passages North, Fourth Genre, and Post Road, among others. You might find him watching old boxing matches on a Sunday evening. You might not.

His essay "Sling and Stone" appears in the December 2012 issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by JONATHAN STARKE

Sling and Stone