William Auten's first novel is currently under consideration with publishing houses and agents. He has recently drafted his second novel. His work has appeared in Blast Furnace, Drunken Boat, failbetter, Hayden's Ferry Review, Literary Salt, Nimrod, Notre Dame Review, Sugar House Review, Sycamore Review, Terrain, and other publications. Work is forthcoming in Canada's Saturday Night Reader and will be read at the bicentennial conference for North American Review in June 2015. He is also an accomplished painter and musician. Having lived in Iowa, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Virginia, he now calls California home.
And now for some good stuff: my short story "A Place to Turn Around" is available in the He Said/She Said issue (#16) of Cahoodaloodaling. Thank you to the staff. Love it, like it, or hate it—just spread the word, please and thank you. What’s the story about? Well...there's a ghost story, punkabilly, and a cave.
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Very grateful to announce that I have been included in the bicentennial conference for North American Review in June at University of Northern Iowa. I’ll be reading "Indirect Light" (short story). NAR is America’s oldest literary magazine (founded 1815).
Very grateful to announce that "Tread," my short fiction, will be published in Saturday Night Reader, a Canadian journal.