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Originally from Vermont, I now live in North Carolina. My work can be found in recent issues of REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, and Pank, among others, and forthcoming from Gargoyle #57 and REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters. 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. For two years I worked as an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine. Currently, I serve as a mentor for Dzanc's Creative Writing Sessions. I'm working on two novels and a short story collection. In May, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the 2011 Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Down and Out

My family and I have been down with with the flu lately and we're working hard to get better for our trip to Madrid on the 17th. Normal posting will resume when I return. Happy reading. Happy writing.


Friday, March 07, 2008

"Killing Trout & Other Love Poems"

New Pages has published their first title, poetry by David Fraser.

"If you ever had any doubt as to who ‘the people’ are, doubt no longer. They are the tough-speaking, hard-living, heart-broken mysterious creatures in Dave Fraser’s poems. Their voices are as real as the world is unreal, but they stubbornly insist on the sometimes meager, but always live, facts of their lives. Find the ‘Americans.’
Read these poems."

– Andrei Codrescu, author of it was today: new poems, and MacCurdy Distinguished Professor of English at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge

Saturday, March 01, 2008

Per Contra

The latest issue is live with amazing pieces by Kathy Fish and Dave Clapper and the winner of the Per Contra Prize for Short Fiction, Vanessa Gebbie.

Congratulations to all the finalists!