May 26, 2020 is the official release date for In Another Sun, William Auten’s second novel, available as print and an e-book from Tortoise Books and online retailers. Please help spread the word—thank you.
“Dioramas” is forthcoming in the March 2020 issue of Tupelo Quarterly.
“Start of the Season” is forthcoming in Valparaiso Fiction Review, volume 9, issue 2, summer 2020.
“Many and Many a Year Ago,” the winner of the 2019 Norton Girault Literary Prize in Fiction from Barely South Review (Old Dominion University), is now available in the Fall 2019 (11.1) issue online, for purchase on Amazon, and for my family and friends back in Virginia, may be in select bookshops. Congrats to fellow contributors and thanksContinue reading ““Many and Many a Year Ago” Now Available”
In Another Sun: cover done, contract signed with Tortoise Books, blurbs are hot, release date coming soon. Happy New Year.
“Creek on the Right” is forthcoming June 2020 in the Dead Mule School of Literature, which will be their twenty-fourth year of publishing, and as their slogan says “No good Southern fiction is complete without a dead mule.” Big thanks to Valerie McEwan et al. at the Dead Mule for this opportunity. See y’all then.
“One Swift Effort,” a short story, is an honorable mention in the 47th New Millennium Writing awards. Congratulations to the writers whose work advanced.
“Many and Many a Year Ago” has won the 2019 Norton Girault Literary Prize in Fiction from Barely South Review (Old Dominion University); the fall 2019 issue will feature the short story. Many thanks to BSR staff and judge Janet Peery, who said This is a smart, demanding, tautly-written, risk-taking puzzle of a story that amounts to no lessContinue reading “2019 Norton Girault Literary Prize in Fiction”
Today at ten in the morning, Mr. Snickerdoodle isn’t having much to do with the scenery and the commotion and the crew and the props passing back and forth in front of him so many times that neither his tawny eyes nor his tufted ears can keep up with electrified people and things scurrying toContinue reading ““FOMO” Now Available at The McNeese Review”
“Sun on Snow on Mountains” is a finalist in Midwest Review‘s Great Midwest Writing Contest. Results will be announced when they are available.