- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: Glimmer Train Press, Inc.; #91 edition (August 1, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1595530401
- ISBN-13: 978-1595530400
- Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,041,426 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Glimmer Train Stories, #91 Paperback – August 1, 2014
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About the Author
Joseph Chavez lives and writes in Los Angeles, where he is at work on a novel and a linked collection of historical novellas. "Stowaways" is his first published fiction.
Siamak Vossoughi was born in Tehran, Iran. He attended the University of Washington, majoring in English. He is currently seeking to publish his first book of short stories.
Melissa R. Sipin's writing is published or forthcoming in PANK Magazine, Kweli Journal, and 580 Split. Cofounder of TAYO Literary Magazine, she blogs at msipin_com. "Walang Hiya, Brother" is her first fiction to appear in a print publication.
Mehdi Tavana Okasi's fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Iowa Review, Guernica, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Best New American Voices 2009, among others. He is an Assistant Professor of creative writing at Purchase College-SUNY, and lives in New York City, where he is completing his novel, of which "The Hate" is a chapter.
Junot Díaz is author of the novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, a creative-writing professor at M.I.T., the fiction editor at the Boston Review, and a founding member of Voices of Our Nations Arts Writing Workshop, which focuses on writers of color. His latest short story collection is This Is How You Lose Her.
Sean Padraic McCarthy's stories have been recently published in The Ledge Fiction and Poetry Magazine, Sou'wester, Hayden's Ferry Review, the Sewanee Review, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Sand Hill Review, Greensboro Review, and South Dakota Review. Several of his stories have been nominated for Pushcarts, and he lives in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
Eugene Cross is the author of the story collection, Fires of Our Choosing. His stories have appeared in Narrative Magazine, American Short Fiction, Story Quarterly, TriQuarterly, and Callaloo, among others. His work was listed among the 2010 Best American Short Stories' 100 Distinguished Stories. He lives in Chicago and teaches in the Fiction Department at Columbia College Chicago.
Elizabeth Kadetsky is author of a memoir (First There Is a Mountain), a forthcoming novella (On the Island at the Center of the Center of the World), and a story collection (The Poison That Purifies You). Her work has been included in the Pushcart Prizes, Best New American Voices. and the Best American Short Stories notable citations, and her essays have appeared in the New York Times and elsewhere. She is assistant professor of creative writing at Penn State.
Kim Brooks's stories have appeared in Five Chapters, Glimmer Train, One Story, Epoch, the Missouri Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Meridian, and New Stories from the Midwest. Two of her stories have been given honorable mention in Best American Short Stories, and her essays appear often on Salon.com. She currently lives in Chicago with her family.
Robert Powers was born in Washington, D.C. He has previously worked as a journalist and technical writer in Beijing and Shenzhen. "Maghreb and the Sea" is his first published story. He is currently at work on a novel about contemporary China.
Gil Filar received his MFA at the University of Montana, and was the cofounder and managing editor of the now long-lost PistolPress. He's currently at work on his first novel.
E.A. Durden grew up in North Carolina. She has taught writing and literature at New York University and Prescott College. In 2009, Glimmer Train honored her with the Short Story Award for New Writers. The winning piece was named a Distinguished Story of 2009 in Best American Short Stories.