I'm so honored to be a small part of SmokeLong Quarterly's 5th Anniversary Special Issue. For five years, they've been an exciting, innovative, unflinching showcase for talent and one of my all-time favorite journals.
I hope to read SLQ for many, many more years.
- 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.
Monday, June 16, 2008
Friday, June 06, 2008
Tuesday, June 03, 2008
is one of my favorite books. The story by the same name is the featured story at Five Star Literary Stories First published in Ink Pot, then reprinted in Zoetrope, you can read the story then what the editor, Bev Jackson, and the reviewer, Susan Lago, have to say about it.