“The Cave” in Southern Indiana Review. Print.

“Been Fighting Since” in phoebe. Read it online here!

This story was chosen as runner-up for phoebe‘s 2018 Fiction Contest by judge Karan Mahajan and was longlisted for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize.


“The Beard” in OPOSSUM. Print.


“Milk and Cookies on the Other Side” in Midwestern Gothic. Print.

This story won the Lake Prize, chosen by judge Charles McLeod.


“Pods” in Fjords Review. Print.

This story was given Special Mention in the Pushcart Prize XLI anthology.

“To Dismantle A Cake” in The Chicago Tribune/Printer’s Row Journal. Print.

This story was chosen as runner-up for the Nelson Algren Award.

“The Death Scene” in PANK. Read it online here!

To Alice Munro, from the Other Midwest” (essay) in CutBank Online.

Two Hurts” in Wigleaf.

Postcard” in Wigleaf.

Overheard at the Explorers’ Club” in Monkeybicycle One Sentence Stories.


Note: Some stories published before 2017 (when I changed my last name) are credited to K Brattin.