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The Ataturk of the Outer Boroughs first appeared in the Raritan and is made available here by Storyglossia.
Enoch Arden's One Night Stands won the eighteenth New Millennium Writings Award for Fiction.
The Frying Finn appeared in Agni 59.
Measures of Sorrow appeared in StoryQuarterly 41 and is available here courtesy of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation.
Grappling first appeared in the Southern Humanities Review and is made available here by storySouth.
Hazardous Cargoes first appeared in The Greensboro Review and is available here courtesy of New Millennium Writings.
Naming Matters offers advice on how to choose strong character names.