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04.17.2010 | | Posted at 09:50 AM

Author of "The Peripatetic Coffin"

By Ken Brosky
I took a gamble and dropped Ethan Rutherford and email to see if I could squeeze some questions from him, and whadda ya you? He's a downright nice guy! If you haven't read his short story "The Peripatetic Coffin," click here to check it out. It's a really good historical fiction piece, and that's not an easy thing to write. So for those of you out there who enjoy writing, I present to you an in...
04.08.2010 | | Posted at 11:22 AM

By Ethan Rutherford

By Ken Brosky
I know I gave this story a little blurb in the last post, but I think I absolutely NEED to mention it one more time. This story, "The Peripatetic Coffin," is in my copy of Best American Short Stories of 2009 but I hadn't actually reached it until this morning. Wow! What a fantastic story. Really. A group of Confederate soldiers training inside one of the first submarines ever built? Fantastic. ...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

"Miss November" featured on American Short Fiction

By Ken Brosky
It's nice to occasionally read something that doesn't follow the traditional pattern for "story." That isn't to say seeing new and different approaches to fiction is always exciting, though, but sometimes a writer comes along with a special knack for tossing style on its head and really comes out a winner. From "Arizona," by Rachel Khong: �1. Where...