Congrats to Claire Vaye Watkins!

by Dallas Woodburn, Fiction Editor Congrats to issue 24.1 contributor Claire Vaye Watkins on the publication of her first collection of stories, Battleborn. Antonya Nelson, previous judge for our Wabash Prize for Fiction, wrote a terrific review of Battleborn for the New York Times in which she concludes, “Readers will share in the environs of … Continue reading Congrats to Claire Vaye Watkins!

WISH YOU WERE HERE by Claire Vaye Watkins: An Excerpt

by Claire Vaye Watkins It begins with a man and a woman. They are young, but not so young as they would like. They fall in love. They marry. They concieve a child.They buy an adobe house in a small town where all the houses are adobe. The McDonald’s is adobe. The young man is … Continue reading WISH YOU WERE HERE by Claire Vaye Watkins: An Excerpt