THE LAST ANIMAL
Verlegt von Counterpoint (2013-10-15)
Aktuelles Material: Final Pages
Abby Geni’s The Last Animal is a vibrant collection of stories from a young writer of surprising feeling and depth. Stories can be tough but you’ll find Abby nimble in her storytelling, as she shapes inventive tales about people who use the boundary between the human and the natural world to contend with their modern challenges in love, loss, and family life. It may remind you of Among the Missing by Dan Chaon and Animal Crackers by Hannah Tinti.
Abby is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the recipient of an Iowa Fellowship. “Captivity” won first place in the Glimmer Train Fiction Open and was listed as a Notable Story in 2010 Best American Short Stories; it was also selected for inclusion in New Stories from the Midwest, published by Ohio University Press. “Dharma at the Gate” has recently been published in Glimmer Train. “Landscaping” has been published in Confrontation and “Terror Birds” has been published by the Indiana Review. “Silence” won first place in the Chautauqua Contest and was published by that literary journal. “Fire Blight” will be published by Fourth River and “The Girls of Apache Bryn Mawr” has just been published by Camera Obscura. Her stories have also received Honorable Mentions in the Kate Baverman Short Story Prize and in Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Competition.