Posts Tagged ‘fiction’

I’m delighted to announce that Conjunctions Online just published my short story “Sandy Szymanski,” which is about a young woman who’s worried that she’s turning into a duck (and that nobody cares).

You can find more of my fiction here, including two stories that Conjunctions previously published—”You’ll Be Sorry” and “Days of Heaven.”

Thanks to Conjunctions, and thanks to you, for reading!

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I’m thrilled to announce that I just had a story accepted by Conjunctions—which is one of my favorite literary journals—for their upcoming fall issue, “A Cabinet of Curiosity.” I thought I’d mark the occasion by doing a little housekeeping, pulling together a list of all my published fiction, in case you feel like checking out my past work…


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Steve Himmer was looking for “the earliest story you’re willing to share without revising.” As I explain in my introductory note:

I wrote “Roses” in 1995–6, soon after I started taking writing workshops at Penn State University. My primary interests then were poetry and flash fiction, mainly because I’d yet to write anything longer than 500 words. I didn’t know much about making stories, so everything I wrote that year is an overly precious, roundabout attempt to communicate some tidbit to the reader. Thankfully, I soon lost interest in this kind of stuff; all that remains is that I still fuss too much with my sentences.

The story is here; enjoy!

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