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Daniel Wallace

Daniel Wallace is the author of six novels. In 2019, he won the Harper Lee Award and is currently directing the Creative Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Short Fiction

The Men in the Woods

The men who live in the woods behind my house had been getting out of hand for some time. They were all in their mid-fifties, golfers formerly, and meat eaters -- jolly men in general -- but since... [+]


Short Fiction

Always

They went out for a coffee and then the next night went out for dinner and the next they didn’t go anywhere but to her apartment where they had a massively wonderful night in bed. The sex was... [+]


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Short Fiction

First In, Last Out

On our last day at the beach the sun came out, and the fog, which for that whole week had draped the shore in a veil of cotton, burned away: we discovered there was an ocean here, after all. It... [+]


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Short Fiction

The Big Curve

The last time I saw my father he was wearing a toupee that looked like a year’s worth of dryer lint, a worn-out Carolina t-shirt, the blue almost white now, green golfing shorts, and penny loafers... [+]


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Short Fiction

Gone

She waited for almost two days before calling the police. Even though she knew in the pit of her stomach that something was terribly wrong – her husband had never gone a single day without talking... [+]


General Submissions Rendez-Vous, October 2019 issue - Short Story