Joyland

Chris Eaton

Originally from New Brunswick, Chris Eaton likes to make things. So far, he has made two novels and four CDs (as Rock Plaza Central). One of the novels has been required reading on three university courses in Canada and the U.S. One of the CDs, a concept record about robotic horses who think they are real horses, was selected by writers at places like Pitchfork, CMJ, and Magnet as one of the 10 best of 2006, and was also required as part of a graduate English course at the University of South Alabama. He is currently working on: a third novel (of which this story is an excerpt), a way to make and spread music without touring, and a baby. Website http://www.myspace.com/rockplazacentral