Ecotone celebrates its tenth year and nineteenth issue with a brand-new website. Please visit us at,
where you can read
selected work from
Ecotone 19, as well as
earlier issues. You can also
subscribe or order recent
issues at our new store.

Visit Lookout Books,
our sister imprint.

Andrew Tonkovich

Andrew Tonkovich edits the West Coast literary magazine Santa Monica Review and hosts the weekly books show Bibliocracy Radio on Pacifica station KPFK in Southern California. His fiction and nonfiction appear most recently in the Orange County Register, Radical Teacher, the Rattling Wall, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Connotation Press. A story published in Ecotone’s “Abnormal” issue is included in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013 and in Astoria to Zion: Twenty-Six Stories of Risk and Abandon from Ecotone’s First Decade, delighting the author at being both abnormal and unrequired.


  • Falling

    This second hole was very dark. The width of it, the radius of this perfect circle—there is no other way to say this—was of a human torso.

  • Reelection Day
    He was pretty sure there was going to be a problem here, but someone who knew, somebody downtown with real power, would figure it all out later.