Nathan Alling Long

Nathan Alling Long’s work has appeared in over fifty journals and anthologies, as well as on NPR. His collection of fifty flash fiction, The Origin of Doubt, was released in spring 2018 from Press 53, and his collection, Two Stories, Some Tales, and a Yarn, was a finalist for the Hudson Book Manuscript Prize and the Iowa Fiction Award.  He is the recipient of a Mellon grant, a Truman Capote literary fellowship, and three Pushcart nominations.  He lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Stockton University in N.J.

Nathan Alling Long

Energy, Mystery, and Force

Grace Safford interviews
Nathan Alling Long

 
 

Fiction co-editor Grace Safford recently had this exchange with Issue #41 featured fiction writer Nathan Alling Long. Here’s what Nathan had to say about his approach to teaching writing, his favorite stories of 2018, and what he’s working on now… 
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Expired Eclipse

FICTION ISSUE #41

Last Sympathy

By Nathan Alling Long
 
 

SANUS DREAMT a bomb exploded just outside his apartment building. He heard the detonation, then saw the window shatter, the ceiling crumble, and debris scatter across the floor. He lay there naked, feeling the dust settled on his skin…
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