Short Stories 366:177 — “Shepherd,” by Bryan Washington

The notion of a singular "coming out" is something I try to push back against whenever I see it happen, and I kept thinking about that while I was reading "Shepherd." Found in Bryan Washington's Lot: Stories, "Shepherd" is very much a story about a young man figuring out his own desires, and the ways … Continue reading Short Stories 366:177 — “Shepherd,” by Bryan Washington

Sunday Shorts – “Shepherd” Q&A with Jeffrey Ricker

I need to offer a public mea culpa with today's Sunday Shorts. I had intended to have this ready for release to coincide with the month of release of the magazine, Foglifter, in which the story appeared, which was—cough—last November. Then I managed to have a spectacular ice fall (among other things) and everything sort … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “Shepherd” Q&A with Jeffrey Ricker