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The writing contest was hilarious, like a . . . really funny thing.

The winner of the 2008 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest has been announced. Garrison Spik is guilty of writing the following opening sentence to a nonexistent novel:

Theirs was a New York love, a checkered taxi ride burning rubber, and like the city their passion was open 24/7, steam rising from their bodies like slick streets exhaling warm, moist, white breath through manhole covers stamped “Forged by DeLaney Bros., Piscataway, N.J.”



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Keir Graff is Executive Editor of Booklist Publications and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix (2011). Follow him on Twitter at @Booklist_Keir.

1 Comment on "The writing contest was hilarious, like a . . . really funny thing."

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  1. I actually want to read that book. Awesome entry and very deserving.

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