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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.

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Reading

It seems I've fallen behind in listing the books I've read since I went away on vacation. Here's a pulled together list, although I may be missing a couple here and there:

“Snow Island” by Andrea Levy

“City Boy” by Jean Thompson

“Broken Verses” by Kamila Shamsie

“What You’ve Been Missing” Stories by Janet Desaulniers

“Final Vinyl Days” stories by Jill McCorkle

“The Difference between Women and Men” stories by Bret Lott

“This is a Voice from Your Past” stories by Merrill Joan Gerber

“Here Beneath Low-Flying Planes” stories by Merrill Feitell

“Through the Safety Net” stories by Charles Baxter

“An Ambulance is on the Way” stories by Jonathan Wilson

“Little Beauties” by Kim Addonizio

“The Myth of You and Me” by Leah Stewart

"New Stories of the South" edited by Shannon Ravenel and prefaced by Jill McCorkle

"Big Cats" stories by Holiday Reinhorn

My favorites were "Little Beauties;" "Snow Island;" "City Boy." Actually this month virtually everything I read was outstanding. The collections were superb.

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