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Ernestus Jiminy Chald

Ernestus Jiminy Chald was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, but has spent the bulk of his existence in Chicago, Illinois. His published works include The Rubbish Bin (a polymorphic novel in the form of an actual trash can filled with crumpled pages of narrative prose, handwritten correspondences, and various forms of “garbage”) and Black Carnations (a collection of elegiac poetry). 

He is also the author of The Philosophy of Disenchantment; or The Ephemeral (mis)Adventures of Arthur Snowpenhauer (a comic book). Chald is the founder of Peisithanatos Press, an underground publishing enterprise.

Ernestus's story, "The Tail of Fate," was published in Someone Wicked: A Written Remains Anthology.

His story, "Tantse So Smert'Yu (Dancing With Death)," was published in Insidious Assassins.