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Susan Ayotte

Susan Ayotte is a fiction writer from Dallas, Texas. She teaches at The University of Texas at Dallas and Southern Methodist University. Her short stories have appeared widely in print journals and online. Her work has most recently appeared in TLR: The Literary Review and the anthology Her Texas: Story, Image, and Song. She recently completed her first novel.

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Short Fiction


For Amy
Emilio's mother was long-practiced in the art of summoning a saint. For a burn, she'd appeal to the apostle John. It was John who got the call twice a day for a year when Emilio was ... [+]

Short Fiction

The Blue Lady

Melody jostled a dust-coated box into the backseat of her car. The box had remained untouched for the three years she'd been at Harvard. Why had she insisted on bringing it to law school? She'd just ... [+]