Very grateful to have four new stories released alongside some of my favorite writers writing today in the just-released flash fiction issue of Five Points.
Great Jones Street is the “Netflix for short fiction,” and you can now find six stories of mine–three new, three previously published–in this gorgeous digital anthology. I am duly humbled and grateful. The people working for GJS are fabulous, and the work they’ve compiled in this digital resource is exceptional. I could not feel […]
I have a new story in the new issue of Hayden’s Ferry Review. My thanks…
Lindsey Griffin of The Museum of Americana was kind enough to put this discussion about Scandamerican Domestic together with me last month. Lindsay is great — you should listen to her, not me…
I am very grateful to share that I have a new story in the most recent issue of Subtropics. I am very grateful to editor David Leavitt and his amazing staff for this.
I am feeling very fortunate to be teaching several craft sessions for Lit Fest at The Lighthouse Writers Workshop here in Denver this coming month. I hope to see you there! The Vital Domestic Starts: 06/13/2016 Time(s): 2:00 to 4:30 PM It is often said that stories and novels centered on a domestic crisis must work double-time […]
I’m thrilled to have my story “Up To And Including Our Limits” named among the Finalists in this year’s Best Small Fictions 2016. The story was originally published last winter in Hotel Amerika. This is the second year in a row I’ve had a story listed among the Finalists in this sweet anthology, edited by the […]
I am so thrilled that the Lighthouse Writers Workshop has invited me to teach a course on two heroes of the American Short Story: Deborah Eisenberg & Joy Williams. I am so looking forward to this! Details are coming, but enrollment opens this coming week (February 15th) — join me in April and May as […]
I am very happy to share that my story, “A Lesser Trouble,” came out in Issue 18 of Midwestern Gothic a few months ago! I am also very happy to share that I have four stories coming out in …
Two really exceptional reviews of Scandamerican Domestic came out in the past few months: one by writer Amy Day Wilkinson for the Missouri Review and another by writer Brigit Kelly Young for Great Lakes Review. A particularly lovely note from Amy Day Wilkinson’s review: “What’s interesting is that the initial impulses in Merkner stories are often familiar parent impulses—flirt […]