I'm reading and enjoying Maxine Swann's novel, "Serious Girls." A writer friend of mine told me she loved Swann's short story, "Flower Children." Originally published in Ploughshares, it went on to win an O'Henry, the Cohen award and the Pushcart. While looking it up on the internet I found this:
Comments from Larry Dark
and a link to the story:
- My work can be found in REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, Pank, New Delta Review, and Gargoyle #57, among others. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. Currently, I'm an Associate editor for Narrative Magazine. In 2011, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.