Recognized in Best American Mystery and Suspense 2023

Am excited to say that my short story ‘Peace Criminal’ was recognized in the list of Other Distinguished Stories in this year’s Best American Mystery and Suspense. What that practically means is that it was one of fifty stories selected for possible inclusion in the final twenty that were published. I have read the stories that got in and I am humbly honored to be among the finalists. You can read the story at:

A short play staged in the Denver area

One night only. August 7th, my short play ‘But that’s not what we ordered’ will be staged as part of Parent’s Night by One Night Stand Theatre in Aurora:

Nominated for Best Small Fictions by The Masters Review

The Best Small Fictions is the first contemporary anthology solely devoted to honoring the best short hybrid fiction published in a calendar year.

The series began in 2015, featuring seasoned and emerging writers. Flash, micro fiction, prose poetry, and haibun stories are just some examples of the hybrid forms honored.

The Masters Review is excited to share our nominations for Best Small Fictions! Meet the authors, read their stories:

The High Points by Craig Kenworthy – Winner of Ooligan’s Write To Publish Short Fiction Contest