Writing

 

Books

Better Times, winner of the 2017 Prairie Schooner Book Prize, available now from University of Nebraska Press – praise from Publishers Weekly, The New York TimesForeword Reviews, and Tor.comexcerpt on LitHub; coverage in the Quad City Timesinterview 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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