One of my 2020 goals is to read at least one short story every day of the year. I'm going to keep a thread of the stories I read here: a photo of the book cover, if there is one; a photo or a screenshot of the first page; and a link to the text if one's available. Starting now!
1/1/2020: "Lot" by @brywashing, the title story of his debut collection, out now from @riverheadbooks. Available online at @ElectricLit: https://electricliterature.com/remember-this-love-is-a-verb/
1/2/2020: "Two Men Arrive in a Village" by Zadie Smith, from her collection GRAND UNION. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/06/06/two-men-arrive-in-a-village-by-zadie-smith
1/3/2020: "Trivial Pursuit" by @jacjemc, from her collection FALSE BINGO, out now from @fsgbooks. Available online at @GuernicaMag: https://www.guernicamag.com/trivial-pursuit/
1/4/2020: “Playing Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” by @JamilJanKochai, published at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/06/playing-metal-gear-solid-v-the-phantom-pain
1/5/2020: “These Bad Things” by Danielle Dutton (of @DorothyProject), published at @GuernicaMag: https://www.guernicamag.com/these-bad-things/
1/6/2020: "David Sherman, the Last Son of God" by @ReeAmilcarScott, from his collection THE WORLD DOESN'T REQUIRE YOU, out now from @LiverightPub. Available online at @mbfast: https://midnightbreakfast.com/david-sherman-the-last-son-of-god
1/7/2020: "Always Happy Hour" by @MaryUMiller, the title story of her most recent collection from @LiverightPub. Originally published in @asfmag as “Always Happy Hour, Always Summer.”
1/8/2020: "Carriers" by Gary Lutz, reprinted in THE COMPLETE GARY LUTZ, out now from @tyrantbooks. Originally published in the collection I LOOKED ALIVE from Black Square Editions.
1/9/2020: "Love is the Plan the Plan is Death" by James Tiptree, Jr., from her collection HER SMOKE ROSE UP FOREVER, published by @TachyonPub. Reprinted online at @LightspeedMag: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/love-is-the-plan-the-plan-is-death/
1/10/2020: "Now Wait for this Week" by @alicek, published in A PEOPLE'S FUTURE OF THE UNITED STATES, edited by @victorlavalle and @JohnJosephAdams.
1/11/2020: "Where We Go When All We Were is Gone" by @SequoiaN, the title story of his collection from @BlackLawrence. Available online at @GreenMtnsReview: http://greenmountainsreview.com/where-we-go-when-all-we-were-is-gone/
1/12/2020: "The Drowned Giant" by J.G. Ballard, as collected in his COMPLETE STORIES. Originally published in THE TERMINAL BEACH in 1964.
1/13/2020: "Make Me Do Things" by @victoria_redel, the title story from her collection from @FourWayBooks.
1/14/2020: “The Gilded Six-Bits” by Zora Neale Hurston, from her new collection HITTING A STRAIGHT LICK WITH A CROOKED STICK, out today from @AmistadBooks.
1/15/2020: "Song for the Unraveling of the World" by Brian Evenson, the title story of his latest collection from @Coffee_House_. Available online at @Bourbonpenn: https://bourbonpenn.com/issue/15/song-for-the-unravelling-of-the-world-by-brian-evenson.php
1/16/2020: "The Wretched and the Beautiful" by E. Lily Yu, anthologized in THE BEST AMERICAN SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY 2018, edited by @nkjemisin and @JohnJosephAdams. Originally published at @terraformsf: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ezaava/the-wretched-and-the-beautiful
1/17/2020: “The Horse Lord” by Lisa Tuttle, from her 1986 collection A NEST OF NIGHTMARES, published for the first time in the United States this year by @Valancourt_B.
1/18/2020: "Pelt" by Carol Emshwiller, as anthologized in THE FUTURE IS FEMALE!, edited by Lisa Yaszek and published by @LibraryAmerica. Originally published in 1958 by @fandsf. Available online here: https://loa-shared.s3.amazonaws.com/static/pdf/Emshwiller_Pelt.pdf
1/19/2020: “Growing Things” by @paulGtremblay, the title story of his new collection from @WmMorrowBooks.
1/20/2020: "Marie Curie, So Honorable Woman" by Lydia Davis, from her collection SAMUEL JOHNSON IS INDIGNANT, published in 2001 by
1/21/2020: “The Finkelstein 5” by @NK_Adjei, the opening story of his collection FRIDAY BLACK, published in 2018 by @HMHbooks.
1/22/2020: "Offloading for Mrs. Schwartz" by George Saunders, from his collection CIVILWARLAND IN BAD DECLINE. Originally published by @NewYorker in 1992: http://archives.newyorker.com/?i=1992-10-05#folio=148
1/23/2020: “The Town of Cats” by Hagiwara Sakutarō, translated by @jeffreyangles, published in THE WEIRD, an anthology edited by @AnnVanderMeer and @jeffvandermeer. Originally published in 1935.
1/24/2020: "End of the Line" by @AimeeBender, collected in her 2005 book WILLFUL CREATURES, out from @doubledaybooks. First published in @Tin_House: https://tinhouse.com/product/touch-and-go/
1/25/2020: "Please Hold" by @PeterKispert, from his forthcoming collection I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO I AM, out February 11 from @PenguinBooks. Originally published at @JoylandMagazine: http://www.joylandmagazine.com/regions/new-york/please-hold
1/26/2020: “The Story of the Mosquito” by Lily Hoang, from the anthology MY MOTHER SHE KILLED ME, MY FATHER SHE ATE ME, edited by @katebernheimer and published by @PenguinBooks.
1/27/2020: “The Witcher” by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by Danusia Stok and collected in THE LAST WISH, published by @orbitbooks.
1/28/2020: “Harvest” by @RoanhorseBex, anthologized in NEW SUNS: ORIGINAL SPECULATIVE FICTION BY PEOPLE OF COLOR, edited by @NisiShawl.
1/29/2020: “You Will Never Be Forgotten” by @marysouth, published by @NewYorker. Also the title story of her forthcoming collection, due out in March from @fsgbooks. Available online at The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/27/you-will-never-be-forgotten
1/30/2020: "Ghosts and Empties" by @legroff, the lead story in her collection FLORIDA, published in 2019 by @riverheadbooks. Originally published at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/07/20/ghosts-and-empties
1/31/2020: “The Frog King” by @GarthGreenwell, from his book CLEANNESS, just out from @fsgbooks. Originally published by @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11/26/the-frog-king
2/1/2020: "Tower of Babylon" by Ted Chiang, from his collection STORIES OF YOUR LIFE, most recently published by @vintagebooks.
2/2/2020: "Sussex, Essex, Wessex, Northumbria" by @blgtylr, published today at @oprahmagazine: https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/books/a30444504/brandon-taylor-real-life-author-short-story/
2/3/2020: "What the Fuck is an Electrolyte?" by @mikeayoung, from his 2010 collection LOOK! LOOK! FEATHERS, published by @wordriot. Originally published at @TheRuptureMag, back when it was The Collagist: https://www.therupturemag.com/the-collagist/2010/12/14/what-the-fuck-is-an-electrolyte.html
2/4/2020: "Ambiguity Machines: An Examination" by Vandana Singh, the title story of her 2018 collection published by @smallbeerpress. Originally published at @TorDotComPub: https://www.tor.com/2015/04/29/ambiguity-machines-an-examination-vandana-singh/
2/5/2020: “if a book is locked there’s probably a good reason for that don’t you think” by Helen Oyeyemi, from her 2016 collection WHAT IS NOT YOURS IS NOT YOURS, published by @riverheadbooks. Available online at @BuzzFeed: https://www.buzzfeed.com/helenoyeyemi/keys
2/6/2020: "I'm Slavering" by Sam Lipsyte, from his collection VENUS DRIVE, published in 2000 by Open City Books, reprinted in a new edition in 2010 by @picadorbooks.
2/7/2020: "You Drive" by Christine Schutt, from her 1996 collection NIGHTWORK, published by @AAKnopf and reprinted by @Dalkey_Archive in 2000.
2/8/2020: "A Series of Steaks" by @vinajiemin, as anthologized in 2018's THE YEAR'S BEST SCIENCE FICTION, edited by Gardner Dozois. Originally published at
2/9/2020: “The Solutions to Brian’s Problem” by @bonniejocampbel, from her 2009 collection AMERICAN SALVAGE, published by @WSUPress. Originally published at @EL_DIAGRAM as “The Solution to Ben’s Problem”: https://thediagram.com/7_4/campbell.html
2/10/2020: "The Weather Killer" by Ben Marcus, collected in his 1995 book THE AGE OF WIRE AND STRING, originally published by @AAKnopf. I first read it in the 1998 @Dalkey_Archive edition; this is the 2013 illustrated hardcover from @GrantaBooks.
2/11/2020: "The Eyes of Saint Lucy" by @ambernoelle, from her collection AND I DO NOT FORGIVE YOU, out today from @LiverightPub.
2/12/2020: “Ark of Light” by @victorlavalle, published today at @LightspeedMag: https://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/ark-of-light/
2/13/2020: "Believing in the Future with the Torturer's Apprentice" by @angermonsoon, from his collection THE GNOME STORIES, just published by @GraywolfPress. Originally published in the Huffington Post and available online at Monson's website: http://otherelectricities.com/swarm/believing.html
2/14/2020: "Heads of the Colored People: Four Fancy Sketches, Two Chalk Outlines, and No Apology" by @TisforThompson, the title story of her 2018 collection published by @37INKBOOKS. Originally published in @StoryQuarterly.
2/15/2020: "Tiny Smiling Daddy" by Mary Gaitskill, from her 1997 collection BECAUSE THEY WANTED TO. Originally published by @3pennyreview; available online at the New York Times: https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/books/first/g/gaitskil-wantedto.html
2/16/2020: "Pet" by Deb Olin Unferth, from her 2017 collection Wait Till You See Me Dance, published by @GraywolfPress. Originally published in NOON.
2/17/2020: "The History of Girls" by @TheFreeMFA, from her 2019 collection THE TROJAN WAR MUSEUM, published by @wwnorton. Available online at @asterixjournal: https://asterixjournal.com/the-history-of-girls/
2/18/2020: "Mother, Grandmother, and Aunt Ellen" by @DortheNors, translated by Martin Aitken, published in KARATE CHOP, from @GraywolfPress. Published online at @GuernicaMag: https://www.guernicamag.com/mother-grandmother-and-aunt-ellen/
2/19/2020: “Down the Road” by Stephen Dixon, collected in THE ANCHOR BOOK OF NEW AMERICAN SHORT STORIES, edited by Ben Marcus.
2/20/2020: "Cure" by @kathyfish, from her 2018 collection WILD LIFE, published by Matter Press. Available online at @NecessaryFic: http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/KathyFishCure
2/21/2020: “You Can Kiss All of That Bye-Bye” by @renee_e_simms, from her 2018 collection MEET BEHIND MARS. Available online at @JoylandMagazine: http://www.joylandmagazine.com/regions/midwest/you-can-kiss-all-bye-bye
2/22/2020: "Williamsburg Bridge" by John Edgar Wideman, from his 2019 collection AMERICAN HISTORIES, published by @ScribnerBooks. Available online at @Harpers: https://harpers.org/archive/2015/11/williamsburg-bridge/
2/23/2020: “The Circle” by Cixin Liu, translated by @kyliu99, collected in the 2016 anthology INVISIBLE PLANETS from @TorDotComPub.
2/24/2020: “The Distance of the Moon” by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver, published in the 1968 collection COSMICOMICS.
2/25/2020: "The Deepest Sea" by Claire-Louise Bennett, published in her 2015 collection POND by @riverheadbooks.
2/26/2020: “The Girlfriend’s Guide to Gods” by @MARIADAHVANA, published at @TorDotComPub: https://www.tor.com/2020/01/23/a-girlfriends-guide-to-gods-maria-dahvana-headley/
2/27/2020: "The Husband Stitch" by @carmenmmachado, collected in her 2017 book HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES. Originally published by @GrantaMag: https://granta.com/the-husband-stitch/
2/28/2020: "Bog Girl" by Karen Russell, from her 2019 collection ORANGE WORLD, published by @AAKnopf. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/06/20/bog-girl-by-karen-russell
2/29/2020: “Cat Person” by Kristen Roupenian, from her 2019 collection YOU KNOW YOU WANT THIS, published by @ScoutPressBooks. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/12/11/cat-person
3/1/2020: "The Gown from Mother's Stomach" by @blakebutler, collected in his 2009 book SCORCH ATLAS, published by @featherproof. Originally published by @ninthletter.
3/2/2020: "Starver" by @djdaisyjohnson, collected in 2016's FEN, published in the US by @GraywolfPress.
2/3/2020: "The Bones" by Ceridwen Dovey, from her 2014 collection ONLY THE ANIMALS, published by FSG.
3/4/2020: "What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky" by @larimah, the title story of her 2017 collection from @riverheadbooks. Available online at @CatapultStory: https://catapult.co/stories/some-mathematicians-remove-pain-some-of-us-deal-in-negative-emotions-we-all-fix-the-equation-of-a-person
3/5/2020: "Terror Birds" by Abby Geni, the opening story from her 2013 collection THE LAST ANIMAL, published by @CounterpointLLC.
3/6/2020: "Bobcat" by Rebecca Lee, the title story of her 2013 collection from @AlgonquinBooks. An excerpt is available at @The_Rumpus: https://therumpus.net/2009/11/rumpus-original-fiction-%E2%80%9Cbobcat%E2%80%9D-by-rebecca-lee/
3/7/2020: "Call at Corazón" by Paul Bowles, a 1947 story collected in 2001's THE STORIES OF PAUL BOWLES, pictured here without its long-lost dust jacket.
3/8/2020: "The Moon" by Mieko Kanai, from her 1979 collection TANGOSHA, translated by Paul McCarthy and published in the U.S. in 2009 as THE WORD BOOK, from @Dalkey_Archive.
3/9/2020: "The IED" by @arnabontemps, from his 2014 collection ELEGY ON KINDERKLAVIER, published by @sarabandebooks.
3/10/2020: "The Archetype's Girlfriend" by @Elizabeth_Crane, published in her 2003 collection WHEN THE MESSENGER IS HOT, from @littlebrown. Pictured here without its jacket copy, an item lost by its previous owner.
3/11/2020: "Blue Yodel" by @Ssnyder1835, from his 2006 collection VOODOO HEART, published by Dial Press/ @penguinrandom. Originally appeared in @Zoetrope_Mag.
3/12/2020: "Vulvodynia" by @Lizard_Eyes, published in the newest issue of @haydensferryrev. Available online at HFR: http://haydensferryreview.com/cat-ingrid-leeches-vulvodynia
3/13/2020: “Bounty” by @charles_yu, published at @avatarsinc: http://www.avatars.inc/future_ideas/2069
3/14/2020: "Anne Boleyn Could Drink You Under the Table" by @JulesJustWrite, collected in her LITTLE FEASTS, out now from @thirtywestph. Available online at @SmokeLong: http://www.smokelong.com/anne-boleyn-could-drink-you-under-the-table/
3/15/2020: “Scar from a trick with a knife” by @josephinerowe, collected in her 2012 collection TARCUTTA WAKE, published by University of Queensland Press.
3/16/2020: “Moonflower, Nightshade, All the Hours of the Day” by @jdsctt, the title story of their forthcoming debut collection, coming soon from Lake Forest College Press. Originally published by @sonorareview.
3/17/2020: “The Albanians Live On and On, and Never Die” by Ornela Vorpsi, from her 2009 collection THE COUNTRY WHERE NO ONE EVER DIES, published in English by @Dalkey_Archive. Translated by Robert Elsie and Janice Mathie-Heck.
3/18/2020: "Work" by Denis Johnson, from his 1992 collection JESUS' SON, published by @fsgbooks. Originally appeared at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1988/11/14/work-4
3/19/2020: "All American" by Diane Williams, originally published in her 1990 collection THIS IS ABOUT THE BODY, THE MIND, THE SOUL, THE WORLD, TIME AND FATE. Reprinted in THE COLLECTED STORIES OF DIANE WILLIAMS, published in 2018 by @soho_press.
3/20/20: "Collective Nouns for Mammals: A Bestiary" by William Todd Seabrook, published in the Coral Issue of @fairytalereview, currently available to read for free through @JSTOR: https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.13110/fairtalerevi.16.issue-1
3/21/2020: "Jazz" by @dylanlandis, the opening story of her 2009 collection NORMAL PEOPLE DON'T LIVE LIKE THIS, published by @PerseaBooks.
3/22/2020: "Legends of the Seoul Dogs" by @rokwon, published in the Winter 2012 issue of @southern_review: http://thesouthernreview.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/TSR_Winter2012_ROKwon.pdf
3/23/2020: "The Moon is a Star" by Peter Markus, collected in his 2011 book WE MADE MUD, published by @dzancbooks. Published online at @NecessaryFic: http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/PeterMarkusTheMoonIsAStar
3/24/2020: "These Are the Fables" by @grayamelia, from her 2015 collection GUTSHOT, published by @FSGOriginals. Available online at @ElectricLit: https://electricliterature.com/these-are-the-fables-amelia-gray/
3/25/2020: "Harbor" by @GarthGreenwell, from his 2020 collection CLEANNESS, published by @fsgbooks. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/09/16/harbor
3/26/2020: "Extinction Events Proposed by My Father" by @LizBreazeale, the title story of her 2019 collection published by University of Nebraska Press. Available online at @BoothAJournal: https://booth.butler.edu/2015/08/07/extinction-events-proposed-by-my-father/
3/27/2020: "Why Visit America" by @mwektaehtabr, the title story of his forthcoming collection, out in August from @HenryHolt. Available online at @parisreview: https://www.theparisreview.org/fiction/7469/why-visit-america-matthew-baker
3/28/2020: "The Ash Lad Who Had an Eating Match with the Troll," collected by Jørgen Moe, translated by Pat Shaw and Carl Norman, published in NORWEGIAN FOLK TALES from @PantheonBooks.
3/29/2020: "The Essentials of Acceleration" by @JessicaFKane, published in her 2013 collection THIS CLOSE, from @GraywolfPress. Originally published by @Missouri_Review.
3/30/20: "The Older the Ginger" by @vanessa_hua, published in her collection DECEIT AND OTHER POSSIBILITIES, republished in 2020 by @CounterpointLLC. Available online as "Uncle, Eat" at @LAReviewofBooks: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/uncle-eat-vanessa-hua/
3/31/2020: “Doom Town” by Wendell Mayo, from his 2018 collection SURVIVAL HOUSE, published by @StephenFA_Press. Originally printed in @BoulevardLitMag.
4/1/2020: “F*a*i*r*y F*i*n*g*e*r” by Rikki Ducornet, collected in her THE COMPLETE BUTCHER’S TALES, published in 1994 by @Dalkey_Archive.
4/2/2020: "Wearing a Meat Shirt and Killing a Snake" by Padgett Powell, from his 2015 collection CRIES FOR HELP, VARIOUS, published by @CatapultStory.
4/3/2020: “Love Letter” by George Saunders, published in this week’s issue of the @NewYorker. Available online here: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/04/06/love-letter
4/4/2020: "For the Safety of our Country" by @OrahMark, from her 2018 collection WILD MILK, published by @DorothyProject. Available online at @BlackWarriorRev: https://bwr.ua.edu/44-1-feature-sabrina-orah-mark-reads-safety-country/
4/5/2020: "Ladies and Gentlemen of the Pavement" by @jamiequatro, from her 2013 collection I WANT TO SHOW YOU MORE, published by @groveatlantic. Originally printed in the @CincinnReview.
4/6/2020: “Florence” by @charles_yu, from his 2006 collection THIRD CLASS SUPERHERO, published by Harcourt. Available online at Eclectica: http://www.eclectica.org/v9n3/yu.html
4/7/2020: "Wing" by @tithenai, anthologized in 2017's THE NEW VOICES OF FANTASY, edited by @petersbeagle and Jacob Weisman and published by @TachyonPub. Available online at @strangehorizons: http://strangehorizons.com/fiction/wing/
4/8/2020: "Bio-Baby" by @90sMelissa, from her 2020 collection WE KNOW THIS WILL ALL DISAPPEAR, published by @pankmagazine. Available online at @hobartpulp: https://www.hobartpulp.com/web_features/bio-baby
4/9/2020: “Supernova” by Susan Steinberg, from her book SPECTACLE, published by @GraywolfPress.
4/10/2020: "The Last of the Minotaur Wives" by @BBolander, published in NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED from @TorDotComPub. Available online at @TorDotComPub: https://www.tor.com/2017/03/08/the-last-of-the-minotaur-wives-brooke-bolander/
4/11/2020: "Hill of Hell" by @Lvandenberg, from her forthcoming collection I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS, to be published this summer by @FSGOriginals. Available online at @VQR: https://www.vqronline.org/fiction/2019/03/hill-hell
4/12/2020: “Fable” by @K_Scanlan_, from her just-released collection THE DOMINANT ANIMAL, published by @mcdbooks.
4/14/2020: "I Am Faithful" by @jenny___irish, the title story of her 2019 collection from @BlackLawrence. Available online at @Colorado_Review: https://coloradoreview.colostate.edu/features/i-am-faithful/
4/15/2020: “Bespoke” by @thisyearsboy, from his just-released collection BOY OH BOY, published by @RedHenPress. Available online at @puertomag: https://www.puertodelsol.org/single-post/2017/07/26/Bespoke
4/16/2020: “The Phoenix on the Sword” by Robert E. Howard, as collected in 2002’s THE COMING OF CONAN THE CIMMERIAN. Originally published in 1932 by @weirdtales.
4/17/2020: “Being the Murdered Professor” by @loki_writes, from her 2019 collection GHOSTS OF YOU, published by @okaydonkeymag.
4/18/2020: "Bloodchild" by Octavia Butler, the title story of her 1995 collection, published by @7StoriesPress.
4/19/2020: “Terminal Avenue” by Eden Robinson, anthologized in WALKING THE CLOUDS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF INDIGENOUS SCIENCE FICTION, edited by Grace L. Dillon and published in 2012 by @AZpress.
4/20/2020: "Gorgonoids" by Leena Krohn (translated from the Finnish by Hildi Hawkins), from her 1992 book MATHEMATICAL CREATURES, OR SHARED DREAMS, reprinted in her COLLECTED FICTION, published by Cheeky Frawg in 2015. Available online at @LightspeedMag: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/gorgonoids/
4/21/2020: “In the Green Shade of a Bee-Loud Glade” by L.A. Hall, published in THE PENGUIN BOOK OF MODERN FANTASY BY WOMEN (1995), edited by A. Susan Williams and Richard Glyn Jones.
4/22/2020: "The Flower" by Louise Erdrich, published by @NewYorker in 2015. (It appears in a different form in her 2016 novel LaRose.) Available online here: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/06/29/the-flower
4/23/2020: "Et in bellicus lunarum medicalis" by Leonora Carrington, from her COMPLETE STORIES, published in 2017 by @DorothyProject.
4/24/2020: “How to Pronounce Knife” by Souvankham Thammavongsa, the title story of her just-published collection from @littlebrown. Available online at @GrantaMag: https://granta.com/how-to-pronounce-knife/
4/25/2020: “Getting Ready” by Barry Hannah, from his 1985 collection CAPTAIN MAXIMUS, published by @AAKnopf.
4/26/2020: "The Rose in Twelve Petals" by @theodoragoss, anthologized in 2006's FEELING VERY STRANGE, edited by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel.
4/27/2020: ”The Dress With Girl Not in It" by Peter Markus, from his 2011 collection WE MADE MUD, published by @dzancbooks.
4/28/2020: “A Man Like Him” by Yiyun Li, from her 2010 collection GOLD BOY, EMERALD GIRL, published by @randomhouse. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/05/12/a-man-like-him
4/29/2020: “Church Van” by @Aaron__Burch, from his 2014 collection BACKSWING, published by Queen’s Ferry Press.
4/30/2020: "Good Girl" by @Holgodjon, the opening story of her 2009 collection GIRL TROUBLE, published by @HarperPerennial. Available online at @CalMorgan's Fifty-Two Stories: http://www.fiftytwostories.com/?p=617
5/1/2020: "Mrs. Sorenson and the Sasquatch" by @kellybarnhill, from her collection DREADFUL YOUNG LADIES, published by @AlgonquinBooks. Available online at @tordotcom: https://www.tor.com/2018/02/16/read-kelly-barnhills-mrs-sorensen-and-the-sasquatch/
5/2/2020: "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" by Ursula K. Le Guin, from her 1976 collection THE WIND'S TWELVE QUARTERS, with this edition published by @HarperPerennial.
5/3/2020: "The Ones Who Stay and Fight" by @nkjemisin, from her 2018 collection HOW LONG 'TIL BLACK FUTURE MONTH?, published by @orbitbooks. Available online at @LightspeedMag: http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/the-ones-who-stay-and-fight/
5/4/2020: “Meat Tower” by Matthew Derby, from his 2003 collection SUPER FLAT TIMES, published by Back Bay Books at @littlebrown.
5/5/2020: "Alice's Last Adventure" by Thomas Ligotti, from his 1986 collection SONGS OF A DEAD DREAMER, reprinted in 2015 by @PenguinClassics.
5/6/2020: "The Gardens of Babylon" by Hassan Blasim, from the anthology IRAQ +100, edited by Blasim and published by @TorDotComPub.
5/7/2020: "The Dot Sisters" by Christine Schutt, from her 2018 collection PURE HOLLYWOOD, published by @groveatlantic.
5/8/2020: "The Animals of the Budapest Zoo, 1944-1945" by Tamas Dobozy, from his 2013 collection SIEGE 13, published by @Milkweed_Books.
5/9/2020: "Without Inspection" by Edwidge Danticat, from her 2019 collection EVERYTHING INSIDE, published by @AAKnopf. Available online at @NewYorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/05/14/without-inspection
5/11/2020: "Birdsong from the Radio" by @elizmccracken, from the 2013 anthology XO ORPHEUS: FIFTY NEW MYTHS, edited by @katebernheimer and published by @PenguinBooks.
5/12/2020: "Crossing into Cambodia" by Michael Moorcock, anthologized in THE APOCALYPSE READER, edited by @my19thcentury and published by Thunder's Mouth Press.
5/13/2020: "Lions" by Bernardo Fernández, translated by Chris N. Brown, from the 2011 anthology THREE MESSAGES AND A WARNING: CONTEMPORARY MEXICAN STORIES OF THE FANTASTIC, edited by Eduard Jiménez Mayo and Chris N. Brown, published by @smallbeerpress.
5/14/2020: "Afterglow" by @allegra_hyde, published this week at @GuernicaMag: https://www.guernicamag.com/afterglow/
5/15/2020: “Pregnant with Peanut Butter” by @MCzyzniejewski, from his 2015 collection I WILL LOVE YOU FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE, published by Curbside Splendor. Available online at @SmokeLong: http://www.smokelong.com/pregnant-with-peanut-butter/
5/16/2020: "Hydrogen Event in a Bubble Chamber" by @aubreyhirsch, from her 2013 collection WHY WE NEVER TALK ABOUT SUGAR, published by @BraddockAveBook. Available online at @pankmagazine: https://pankmagazine.com/piece/aubrey-hirsch/
5/17/2020: "The Dowager of Bees" by China Miéville, from his 2015 collection THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION, published by @DelReyBooks.
5/19/2020: "Standing Room Only" by Karen Joy Fowler, from the anthology THE SECRET HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION, edited by James Patrick Kelly and John Kessell. Available online at @sfwa: https://www.sfwa.org/members/fowler/StandingRoom.html
5/20/2020: "A Gift from the Culture" by Iain M. Banks, from his 1991 collection THE STATE OF THE ART, published by @orbitbooks.
5/21/2020: "The Wilds" by @JuliaLizElliott, the title story from her 2014 collection, published by @Tin_House, where the story is also available online: https://tinhouse.com/the-wilds/