“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.
“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”
“FOMO,” a short story is forthcoming in Boudin, the online home of The McNeese Review.
Nearby, the battalion nicknamed Heartbreakers had discovered an entrance underground that had slipped by the rest of us searching the property. It was a small hole that looked like an air vent; a lithe man could slip in, which is exactly what we volunteered Pierre R. to do. “Little Pierre” is now available in Bluestem. ManyContinue reading ““Little Pierre” Now Available at Bluestem”
And Ethan, his yarmulke crowning his head, turned to the crowd, and I don’t remember if the young man in the story is named the same as my friend, but he is here because Ethan is a good name from the Old Testament and the original covenant between God and Man, this bond justifying waysContinue reading ““Fog” Now Live at the museum of americana”
“This story is an act of fiction—even the parts that I didn’t have to make up.” In the latest Authors Talk, a podcast produced by Superstition Review, I talk about my short story “Something in the Way” published in issue 19.
“Little Pierre” is forthcoming in Bluestem, and “Fog” found a home in the museum of americana. The respective issues will be available soon.
Callbacks and acting gigs went dark about six months ago, and Bryan feels responsible because ever since he arrived in the City of Angels, he’s been highly selective with the roles offered and available to him, and given the current stalemate of no light breaking through this long fabric of nightfall, he’s not sure thatContinue reading ““Modern Cosmology” Now Available in Permafrost 40.2″
“Modern Cosmology,” a short story, forthcoming in Permafrost. The issue should be out August 2018.