This is the second year
This is the second year that D Magazine has published a summer microfiction edition, featuring some of the city’s best writers. Grab the July edition of the magazine and join us for a night of reading and revelry.
Ben Fountain’s work has received the National Book Critics Circle Award and the PEN/Hemingway Award, among other honors. His third book, Beautiful Country Burn Again, will be published in September by Ecco/HarperCollins.
Shay Youngblood is a Texas-based writer and artist working on a multimedia performance, installation, and artist book project about architecture and memory started during a residency in Japan inspired by the 2011 earthquake. She is the author of the novels Black Girl in Paris and Soul Kiss.
Julia Heaberlin, who lives near Dallas, is the bestselling author of four psychological thrillers set in Texas. Her latest, Paper Ghosts, was published by Penguin Random House in May.
Brooks Egerton used to be an investigative reporter at the Dallas Morning News. Now he’s working on creative writing projects.
Merritt Tierce is the author of the novel Love Me Back, which won the Texas Institute of Letters’ prize for first fiction. She currently writes for the Netflix show Orange Is the New Black.
Harry Hunsicker is the former executive vice president of the Mystery Writers of America and the author of seven crime thrillers. He is a fourth-generation native of Dallas, and his fiction has been shortlisted for both the Shamus and Thriller Awards.
Samantha Mabry was born and raised in Dallas. She is the author of the young adult novels A Fierce and Subtle Poison and All the Wind in the World, the latter of which was nominated for a National Book Award in 2017.
Kathleen Kent’s fourth book, The Dime, is an Edgar-nominated contemporary crime novel set in Dallas. She is also the author of three New York Times bestselling and award-winning historical novels. She lives in Dallas.
Will Clarke holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of British Columbia and lives in East Dallas with his wife and family. He is the author of several works of fiction, including The Neon Palm of Madame Melançon, Lord Vishnu’s Love Handles, and The Worthy: A Ghost’s Story.
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