BooksBetter Times, winner of the 2017 Prairie Schooner Book Prize, available now from University of Nebraska Press – praise from Publishers Weekly, The New York Times, Foreword Reviews, and Tor.com; excerpt on LitHub; coverage in the Quad City Times; interview with Jesse Hassenger for Fiction Writers Review
Short Stories“The Catastrophists,” Shenandoah, Volume 6, No.1, Fall 2018
“Lookaftering,” Hayden’s Ferry Review, Fall/Winter Issue 63
“No Man’s Land,” Salt Hill, Issue 37
“When Her Father Was an Island,” Bellevue Literary Review, Fall 2016
“Foreigners,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Winter 2016
“Laika,” New Orleans Review, 2015; second publishing in The Pushcart Prize Anthology XLI, Best of the Small Presses 2017
“Those Who Left & Those Who Stayed,” Epiphany, Winter 2013/2014. Watch the author read an excerpt from this story here.
“Prospecting,” LIT, Summer 2011
“Cleavage,” Gulf Coast Fiction Prize Winner, Winter/Spring 2011; Notable Story in Best American Short Stories 2011
Online“10 Story Collections by Women You Should Read Right Now,” Publishers Weekly, 2018
“Sara Batkie on Jo Ann Beard,” Literary Mothers, 2014
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