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Story on ‘Notables’ list in BASS 2014

I was very excited to learn that “The Gap Year,” which appeared in The Southern Review in Autumn 2013, has made the “Notables” list for the 2014 Best American Short Stories.


I’m pleased to have a new story, “The Peeping Toms,” in the Fall 2014 issue of The Kenyon Review.

AFTER THE PARADE (novel) forthcoming from Scribner in 2016

I’m thrilled to announce that my novel AFTER THE PARADE will be published by Scribner Read More

Audio of my Bread Loaf reading

One of my best experiences as a writer happened when I was a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in 2010. Read More

My UK Debut

“All Boy” seems to have a life of its own. Most recently, it was reprinted in the UK’s Port magazine, Read More

Story in The Iowa Review

Another piece appeared in The Iowa Review. This was a short story entitled “The Lent Boy,” Read More

Novel Chapter in Nashville Review

This summer, I also was pleased to have one of my novel chapters in Nashville Review. Read More

Imaginary Oklahoma

This summer, I wrote my first flash fiction piece, a 300-word, commissioned story about Oklahoma Read More

Review of 2011 PEN/O.Henry Prize Stories

I’ve fallen behind with updating my news. First, a great review of the 2011 PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories Read More

Fiction Writers Review

Interesting review-cum-literary analysis by J.T. Bushnell on Fiction Writers Review. Read More