The boy crosses Paul’s path near the sun-scorched center of the quad, just past the misplaced conquistador statue that the student progressives have been calling to pull down all year. When the boy nods, Paul does too, though he still can’t place the kid, thinks for a moment he might be one of the ball-capped… [Read More]
John Tait’s stories have appeared in journals such as TriQuarterly, Crazyhorse, Fiction, Prairie Schooner, and The Sun and have been anthologized in The Crazyhorse 50th Anniversary Issue and New Stories from the Southwest. His work has won four national awards including the Tobias Wolff Award and the H.E. Francis Award for Fiction. He is an Associate Professor of fiction writing at the University of North Texas.