My short story “Been Fighting Since” won second place in phoebe’s 2018 fiction contest! Karan Mahajan, author of The Association of Small Bombs, selected it. “Been Fighting Since” is about twins, child soldiers, the old/new city of Berlin and the mysterious liminal state of blackout drinking. But really, it’s about whether it’s ever possible for … More Been Fighting Since
The Writers’ Room of Boston Fellowship named me as Finalist for 2018-2019. At the WROB reading and celebration last month, I got the chance to meet lots of the other Fellows and hear about their exciting projects! (And I ate lots of free cheese! And when I left my notebook and library book at the … More The Writers’ Room of Boston knows how to throw a party
Gute Nachricht! My short story “Been Fighting Since” was longlisted for the 2017 Berlin Writing Prize. Though I’m slightly disappointed not to get to hang out in Berlin for a month, I send freundliche Grüßen to the winners.
I heard from a stranger that the Pushcart folks had given my short story about killer killer whales, “Pods,” a Special Mention in the The Pushcart Prize XLI anthology. Turns out the rumors are true — see the photographic evidence provided by my mom! (I’m listed under my old name, which is how the story … More Pushcart Prize Special Mention