“The Grinning Boy”

29 Jan

The IRA, the Boston Irish mob wars, a bully, and a boy caught between a series of bad choices:  my new short story, “The Grinning Boy,” appears in the current issue of The Missouri View.  Gorgeous issue, with lots of great reading.  Check the Table of Contents here.

The Missouri Review, Winter 2014

The Missouri Review, Winter 2014


2 Responses to ““The Grinning Boy””

  1. Maurie February 14, 2015 at 1:02 pm #

    Hi, I read “The Grinning Boy” and will recommend to my writing class as an example of vivid, precise description. I enjoyed your writing very much. Keep up the good work.

    Maurie Traylor

    • culturemulching February 14, 2015 at 2:28 pm #


      Thanks very much for the kind words, and for sharing my story with your class!

      Michael Larkin

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