The Atlantic Monthly has published a newly discovered Vonnegut story, “The Drone King,” in this month’s edition. You can read the story at the following link:
The story was discovered by writer Dan Wakefield and Vonnegut scholar Jerome Klinkowitz as they were reading through Vonnegut’s papers at the Lilly Library at Indiana University while working on Vonnegut’s Complete Stories, soon to be published by Seven Stories Press. According to Klinkowitz, “The Drone King” was written in the early 1950’s, at the beginning of Vonnegut’s career.
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