I am so grateful to Yuriy Serebryansky, Anna Kozhanova, and and Victoria Rusakova for translating one of my first stories, “Of Pigs & Children” for Literratura.org! This came out January 15, 2021 in Issue 175. http://literratura.org/issue_prose/4266-kristofer-merkner-pro-detey-i-svinok.html
Very happy to have a new story out today in New World Writing. Mark Spitz offers insights. My thanks to the editors at New World Writing, who are very kind and very cool.
The Laboratory of Literary Translation in Kazakhstan has included my story “Local Accidents” in their book of translated American stories, 9 Stories. 9 Stories is a translation project managed by Yuriy Serebryansky and Anton Platonov. Having my story translated in Russian alongside the short stories of Stuart Dybek, Yiyun Li, Chris Offutt, Ana Castillo, Christopher Merrill, […]
Huge thanks to Meg Pokrass and Josh Russell for including my story “Swimsuit” in Issue #15 of New Flash Fiction Review.
I am very happy to say that I am now teaching full-time for the English department at the University of Colorado Denver. It was sad to say goodbye to West Chester University, but I could not be happier to join UC Denver’s English department and creative writing program.
I couldn’t be more grateful to editors James Thomas and Robert Scotellaro for including my story, “Children at the Bar,” in the 2018 Norton anthology of exceptionally short fiction, New Micro.
I am very grateful to have a story, “What They Presumed,” in Five Points 8.2 (Spring 2018)!
Very grateful to learn that The Museum of Americana: A Literary Review has nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize the two short pieces I published with them last year.
Very grateful to have two new fictions in Issue 12 of The Museum of Americana! Fiction editors […]
I am so grateful to editor Yuriy Serebryansky for asking to have “Cabins” translated in the December 2016 issue of Esquire Kazakhstan. Working with translator Anton Platonov was an awesome experience, and my thanks to Coffee House Press and Sarah Yake for helping pull this together. Check out…