Don’t Let Anyone Tell You They Weren’t Real


The collection both questions and honors a world in which we form emotional bonds to characters who exist for us mostly, or entirely, through various technological projections.

Writing for BOMB, David Burr Gerrard explores humanity, reality, and dystopia in Alexander Weinstein’s debut story collection, Children of the New World.

Kirstin Allio is currently a Howard Foundation Fellow at Brown University. Her story collection, Clothed, Female Figure comes out with Dzanc in 2016. Her novel, Garner (Coffee House), was a finalist for the LA Times Book Award for First Fiction. She has received the National Book Foundation’s “5 Under 35” Award, a PEN/O. Henry Prize, and has published many short stories, poems, and essays. More from this author →