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The following stories have been published in fine literary magazines. As these magazines make their archives available online, the stories are aggregated here:

r0zfl-lt“Burn Barrel | Colfax Avenue” The Grief Diaries (January, 2017). The fiction editor is Supipi Weerasooriya. The story can be read the for free, online, right now, by clicking the link.

 

Lunch Ticket“Don’t Say Anything,” Lunch Ticket (winter/spring, 2017), the literary magazine of Antioch University Los Angeles’s MFA program. The editor is Ariele Silver. The story can be read for free, online, right now, by clicking the link.

 

titlepage3-698x1024.jpg“Samuel and Aviela” appeared in 45th Parallel (spring, 2015), the literary magazine of Oregon State University’s MFA program. The editor was Zoë Bossiere. The issue may be available in print, but the story can be read for free, online, right now, by clicking here.

 

Weber Cover f 15 for web“The Repair Job” appeared in Weber: the Contemporary West (Fall, 2015). The editor was Michael Wutz. The story was awarded the 2016 Dr. Neila C Seshachari Award for the best fiction published in Weber: the Contemporary West in the previous year. The issue is available for purchase. You can read the story now, online, for free, using the wonderful Issuu app, by clicking here: Repair Job.

 

Kenyon Review Cover“Ivory” first appeared in  (The) Kenyon Review (Spring, 2010); the editor was David Linn.  The issue is available for purchase. The story also appears in Thorn: Short Stories, winner of the 2013 Chandra Prize from BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City), judged by Al Young. The story was featured at Stories On Stage in Sacramento, stories read by actors, in November, 2014. The story went through Anthony Doerr’s workshop at the 2009 Tin House Writers Conference; Doerr’s advice was critical in bringing the story to its final form. You can read the story for free, online, right here: Ivory.

14-270x401“Michael Says” first appeared in the gorgeously produced Make: a Chicago Literary Magazine (#14); the editor was Sarah Dodson. The issue is available for purchase. It also appears in Thorn: Short Stories, winner of the 2013 Chandra Prize from BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City); the judge was Al Young. Lastly, the story is forthcoming in Make‘s ten year anniversary volume. You can read the story for free, right now, at Make’s website.

witness“Tumble Me Like a Shell in Shallow Waves” first appeared in Witness 21 (2007); the editor was Amber Withycombe. The issue is available for purchase. It also appears in Thorn: Short Stories, winner of the 2013 Chandra Prize from BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City); judged by Al Young. You can read the story now, for free, right here: Tumble_Me.

Antioch Review Cover“The Limousine” first appeared in Antioch Review (Summer Fiction Issue, 2013); the editor was Robert Fogarty. The issue is available for purchase. The story also appears in Thorn: Short Stories, winner of the 2013 Chandra Prize from BkMk Press (University of Missouri-Kansas City), judged by Al Young. You can read the story now, for free, right here: Limousine.

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“Leaf on the Water” appeared in The Fourth River (#8). The editor was Robert Yune. The issue is out of print, but the story later appeared in the tenth anniversary issue (autumn, 2014). The editor was Sheila Squillante. You can read the story now, for free, on the issuu platform, here: Leaf on the Water.

ecotone3_cover-325x495“The Archipelago” appeared in Ecotone: Reimagining Place. The editor was David Gessner. The issue is out of print, but you can read the story now, for free, at the Ecotone website, here: Archipelago.

Lunch Ticket“This Once, Listen to My Story” appeared in the online magazine, Lunch Ticket, a project of the esteemed MFA program at Antioch University in Los Angeles. The editor was Lise Quintana. You can read the story now, for free, at the Lunch Ticket website, here: This Once.

hmtitle-horizntl“Sanibel’s Journal” appeared in The Healing Muse (#6), the literary magazine of Upstate Medical University’s Center for Bioethics and Healing. The magazine is out of print. You can read the story now, for free, at the website for the Healing Muse, here: website.

cover_issue_8_en_us“A House Call” appeared in Ars Medica (volume 4, number 8, 2008), “a journal of medicine, arts, and the humanities.” The editor was Adrian Grek. Back issues may be available for purchase. The story has since been renamed, “Another Country Doctor.” You can read the story now, for free, at the website for Ars Medica, here: website.

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