Alice K. Boatwright

Short Stories

Sea, Sky, Islands by Alice Boatwright

 

New and forthcoming publications:

“Yesterday’s Muse” is now online in Bull.

Mr. Who Passes Through,” is now online at the Crime Readers Association

“No Prince” is now online in The Blood Pudding.

“Risky Business” is now online in fresh.ink.

“Look Both Ways” will appear in the Spring 2021 issue of Amarillo Bay

Alice is the author of the story chapbook, Sea, Sky, Islands (Noontime Books, 2019), as well as dozens of short stories published in journals such as CALYX, Stone Canoe, Beloit Fiction Journal, Paterson Literary Review, and America West. Nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Million Writers Award, she has been a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and the Glimmer Train Fiction Prize. She has also been the recipient of an Individual Artist Award from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and has held residencies at the Cummington Community of the Arts (MA), Hedgebrook (WA), and the Djerassi Resident Artists Program (CA).

Published stories

“Yesterday’s Muse,”: Bull, November 19, 2020

“Mr. Who Passes Through”: Crime Readers Association, Halloween 2020

“No Prince”: The Blood Pudding, September 2020

Risky Business“: fresh.ink, July 14, 2020

“J’arrive”: Calyx, Vol. 31, No. 1, (Winter/Spring 2019)

The Purple Bowl“: Parentheses Journal, Issue No. 5  (January 2019)

Life Sentences“: Amarillo Bay, Vol. 20, No. 2 (October 2018)

What Comes to Hand Must Be Faced“: Open Journal of Arts and Letters, 2017

“After Giselle“: Amarillo Bay, Vol. 17, No. 4 (November 2015)

The First Meeting of Babyman and Mother“: Sleetmagazine, Vol. 6, No. 1 (Spring 2014)

“And the Part of Me Will Be Played by Marilyn Monroe”: Amarillo Bay, Vol. 14, No. 1 (February 2012)

Asta at the Market“: Marco Polo Arts, 9 January 2012

“A Burning House”: Stone Canoe, No. 5, January 2011

“Risky Business”: Upstairs at Duroc, No. 11, January 2010

“Dreams of a Runner”: Stone Canoe, No. 3, January 2009

Night Washing“: Storyglossia, No. 32, 4 December 2008

“Chrissy on Earth”: Amarillo Bay, Vol. 10, No. 4 (November 2008)

“Behavior Modification”: Amarillo Bay, Vol. 9, No. 4 (November 2007)

Survivors“: Mississippi Review Online, Vol. 13, No. 4 (Fall 2007)

“Divas”: America West, Vol. 18, No. 4, June 2003

“Reading Raymond Carver”: Enterzone, Episode 14, November 1998

Man Leaving” (illustrated by the author): Enterzone, Episode 14, November 1998

“What I Have”: Paterson Literary Review, Issue No. 26, March 1997

“Divas”: Beloit Fiction Journal, Vol. IX, Issues No. 1 and 2 (Spring 1994)

“Golden Chances”: in Breaking Up Is Hard to Do, edited by Amber Coverdale Sumrall, (Crossing Press, 1994)

“Sheila Martin’s Last Egg”: San Jose Studies, Vol. XIX, No. 2 (Spring 1993)

“Conflicting Testimony”: in Love’s Shadow, edited by Amber Coverdale Sumrall (Crossing Press, 1993)

“Jonas”: Cricket, Vol. 19, No. 6, February 1992