What’s the best story that you’ve read in the past few years?
(Yes, I will eventually tabulate the results in a post—so vote! And include a link, if it’s online & if you can.)
Moran’s Mexico is on googlebooks:
I think you can read the complete story, no page seems to be ‘missing’.
The first ones that came to mind–
Bobby Kennedy and His Sea Lion Sandy by Anthony Luebbert– http://quickfiction.org/read/2112/bobby-kennedy-and-his-sea-lion-sandy/
Dredge by Matt Bell– http://asu.edu/piper/publications/haydensferryreview/issue45/index.html
Digging Deep by Ashley Farmer—
A Half-Sketched Head by Mary Ruefle from The Most of It
Some of my favorites (single published stories, not from favorite collections, that’s too hard):
They Take You by Kyle Minor
Graphy, or The Girlhood of Achilles by Elaine Castillo
Do You Have a Place For Me by Roxane Gay
La Negra Blanca by Roxane Gay
Winter by Heart by Charles Dodd White
Underskirts by Kirsty Logan
The Opposite of Free by Angi Becker Stevens
Virgin by April Ayers Lawson
I love that one, too, Trey. I reviewed I Go to Some Hollow here.
Thanks for all of these!
Oh sweet, thank you!
“She-Male” by Alissa Nutting
“The Monkey Handler” by Rachel B Glaser
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