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Community No. 76 – Ben Umayam

Ben Umayam

Flaming Leaves

“It was late in the afternoon and me and the husbear were discussing what was so mysteriously upsetting, when Fred called. She had a guy name. But she was a gal. She and lover Ginger were retired, living in this mountain town since 15 years back.” read more

The Phare
October 2021

Ben Umayam moved to NYC to write the Great American Filipino Gay Short Story. He worked for pollsters, then became a chef and then retired. He is working that short story in CO. He was published recently by The Midway Journal, BULL, The Phare, Metaworker, and others.

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