Category Archives: Soviet stories

“Novostroïka” – BASS 2017

(Updated post) 

My story “Novostroïka” (originally published in The Atlantic) has been selected for The Best American Short Stories 2017. This year’s anthology, edited by Meg Wolitzer, is available to order here.

The story is part of a linked collection in progress. If you’d like to receive occasional publication updates on the other stories, sign up below:


Photo: Troieshchyna, Kiev

Commonwealth Short Story Prize Shortlist

My story, “Novostroïka,” made the Commonwealth Short Story Prize shortlist! I’m proud to be one of three Canadians on the list. You can read a passage from each of the shortlisted stories the Commonwealth Writers website.

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