Author Archives: Micah Dean Hicks

About Micah Dean Hicks

Micah Dean Hicks is a Calvino Prize-winning author of fabulist fiction. His work has appeared in places like Witness, New Letters, and Indiana Review, among others. His story collection, Electricity and Other Dreams, was recently published by New American Press and received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. He teaches at Arkansas Tech University.

Interview in Arts & Letters

Big thanks to Abbie Lahmers for doing this interview with me over at Arts & Letters! I got to talk about stories and poetry by some of my favorite people: http://artsandletters.gcsu.edu/interview-with-micah-dean-hicks-past-fiction-prize-winner/

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Kenyon Review Online: “Church of Birds”

I’m so happy that my story “Church of Birds” appears today in Kenyon Review Online: The story is a sequel and response to the Brothers Grimm tale “The Six Swans.”

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TriQuarterly Issue 151

I had two pieces of flash fiction up at TriQuarterly in January: “Selling Death” and “In the Snowy Ruins.” Big thanks to the editors for taking the stories!

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Dog Ear Books Signing and Reading

We have a new book store in Russellville, AR, and it’s amazing. Thanks to Emily Young at Dog Ear Books for inviting me to do a signing in December and a reading in January. You can find Dog Ear Books on … Continue reading

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“The Bone Oven” Pushcart Nomination

Thanks to the editors of Yemassee for nominating my story, “The Bone Oven,” for a Pushcart Prize. Congratulations to all the nominees!

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“Parking Lot Punk Rock” Pushcart Nomination

Big thanks to Editor Paul Haney and the staff of Redivider for nominating my story, “The Parking Lot Punk Rock Cremation of John Purdie,” for a Pushcart Prize. Congratulations to the other nominees!

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“The Deer” Pushcart Nomination

My story, “The Deer,” appears in the new issue of Arts & Letters. Big thanks to the readers and to judge Kate Christensen for selecting the story. I’m also grateful that the editors nominated the story for a Pushcart Prize. You can … Continue reading

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“The Bone Oven” in Yemassee

My story, “The Bone Oven,” was runner-up in Yemassee Journal‘s fiction contest. Big thanks to the editors, readers, and to contest judge Claire Vaye Watkins.

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Eckleburg Reading Series

I had such a great time at the Eckleburg Reading series in Frederick, Maryland. We had poetry from Lauren Hilger and Mark Jones, music from Limestone Connection, and other readings from our open mic participants. Big thanks to Eckleburg Editor Rae Bryant for … Continue reading

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Yemassee Interview: 7 Questions with Micah Dean Hicks

Thanks to the editors at Yemassee for doing this interview with me. I talk about throwing away drafts as a revision strategy, Arkansas as a mythical landscape, and watching other people play video games on the internet. http://www.yemasseejournal.com/2016/11/yemassee-interview-7-questions-with.html

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