Richard Chiappone has published fiction in Playboy, Zyzzyva, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Sou’wester and other magazines. He is a senior associate editor at Alaska Quarterly Review and teaches fiction at the University of Alaska-Anchorage.
Sep 01 2001
The week before I got out of Gamblers’ Rehab Ranch, my wife, Katie, left me, closed our bank account and took a waitress job in Bullhead City; the day after I got home from the ranch, my father moved in with me. I don’t know if this is a coincidence, but it was also right about that time that I started hearing voices from the poker room.