ORDER NOW: In Another Sun, the second novel from William Auten and Tortoise Books, available May 26 During the COVID-19 pandemic, please support local and independent artists and businesses—and thank the folks who provide us with our now-essential everyday needs. I rely on word of mouth to grow my readers. Subscribe at williamauten.com; follow on social media.Continue reading “ORDER NOW In Another Sun”
Out of the butterfly room, they wander, turning the corner until the curator stops them in front of the animals. A mother clicks her stroller’s brakes. Across from her, a man arrives last, floats near the back, and continues glancing at the butterflies. He wears a small sticker stamped with the American flag. “Dioramas” isContinue reading ““Dioramas” Now Available in Tupelo Quarterly 20″
“Moonflowers” is forthcoming in Illuminations (College of Charleston, SC), June 2020.
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.