Kathleen Founds has worked at a nursing home, a phone bank, a South Texas middle school, and a Midwestern technical college specializing in truck-driving certificates. She got her undergraduate degree at Stanford and her MFA at Syracuse. She teaches social justice themed English classes at Cabrillo College in Watsonville, CA, and writes while her toddler is napping. Her work has been published in The Sun, Good Housekeeping, The New Yorker Online, Salon, and American Short Fiction Online. Her novel-in-stories, When Mystical Creatures Attack! won the 2014 University of Iowa Press John Simmons Short Fiction Award and was named a New York Times Notable Book.
SmokeLong Contributors News: Bezalel Stern’s story, “It’s Happened to Everyone,” was published at Wigleaf on February 1, and his poem, “A Night in Spain,” appeared in Empty Mirror on February 10. His story, “Sparks,” was featured in Issue Forty-Three. The very first issue of Michael Don’s journal Kikwetu: A Journal of East African Literature … Continue reading News from Contributors and Staff
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