300 short stories: story 269

story: “The Shared Patio” author: Miranda July year: 2007 where: Reed College at Writer Jim Shepard's Close Reading Craft Talk. An amazing experience! note: I bought July's book, No One Belongs Here More Than You, years ago at the cozy Barnes and Nobles on 6th Avenue in New York. That outpost has since closed. I … Continue reading 300 short stories: story 269


300 short stories:: story 173

story: “The Paper Menagerie” author: Ken Liu year: 2011 where: Think Coffee...first short story of the new year. Hello, 2019! note: The first short story to win the Nebula, the Hugo and the World Fantasy Award a line: "The catalog said she was eighteen, loved to dance, and spoke good English because she was from Hong Kong. None of these facts … Continue reading 300 short stories:: story 173

300 short stories:: story 118

story: Fear author: Lydia Davis year:  1992where: East Village, NYC note:o"When Davis was younger, the obsessions of her narrators tended to be amorous; now they are philosophical." -Dana Goodyear a line: “Nearly every morning, a certain woman in our community comes running out of her house with her face white and her overcoat flapping wildly.”