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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.

Saturday, December 24, 2005


I'll be flying with my family to Connecticut; I'll be back after the new year.

I hope your year-end is filled with peace and love and your new year offers much to be grateful for.



Thursday, December 22, 2005


Results of the Yates Contest are in!

Night Train.

Congrats to all the winners and finalists and a special congrats to my friend and talented writer, Myfanwy Collins!

And another special congrats to Jim Ruland!

Friday, December 16, 2005


The new issue of SmokeLong Quarterly is live and it's beautiful as always.

Wednesday, December 14, 2005


An interview with the New Yorker's fiction editor

Thanks to writer Steven Gullion for the original link.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005


Natasha Radojcic, author of You Don't Have to Live Here is interviewed by Alison Weaver, a contributing editor of Small Spiral Notebook.

Saturday, December 10, 2005


Musician Jim Geezil has a new blog: Artists and Encores. Looks great!


Alexander Laurence interviews Mary Gaitskill


Dan Wickett interviews Danna Sides, editor of Salt Flats Annual.


The deadline for the Crazyhorse contest is coming up.


An essay by Nat Sobel from Eureka Literary Magazine

Thursday, December 01, 2005


Here's an interesting new online journal: Per Contra.


As writer and blogger Myfanwy Collins points out, today is World AIDS today.

Virginia Quarterly Review has designed their winter issue around World AIDS Day. Here's a sneak peek at this important issue.
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