Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Picture this: You/your baby/your toddler/your dog are dressed up as a sock monkey for Halloween and someone poses the question, "Oh, a sock monkey. Nice job with the local costume." You stare back at them blankly. The horror! You didn't know that the sock monkey was created in Rockford, Illinois! Read up, and don't be afraid.

 
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