Publications:

 

"My Neighbors," Electric Literature's The Commuter, September 2019

​• "Borders and Crossings," New England Review, Vol. 39.4

    (Cited as a "Distinguished Story" in Best American Short Stories 2019)

• "Learned Paralysis," Southern Humanities Review, Issue 52.1

"The Flight of Mary Todd Lincoln," J Journal: New Writing on Justice 

"City of Foundlings," The Rumpus

"People Like Me," Day One, Issue 4.52

"Waiting for Andromeda," Crazyhorse, Issue 91, spring 2017

"Children of the Bomb," The Chicago Tribune Printers Row Journal, Issue #192
 
"Healing Pain," The Literary Review, summer 2015 
 
• "Oklahoma City," Notre Dame Review, Issue 37, March 2014 
 
"Epcot Center, August '88," Blackbird, spring 2014 
 
• "Found Peoples," The Cincinnati Review, winter 2013 



• "Timeshare," Passages North, Issue 35.1 (nominated for Pushcart Prize)
 
"Light Cycles," Epoch, Volume 62, Number 2, 2013
 
“The Angola Prison Rodeo,” Cream City Review, fall 2013 

​• “The House Girl,” Callaloo, Volume 35, Number 4, 2013

 

Sundowning,” Narrative Magazine, spring 2012

• “Forgotten Universe,” Copper NickelIssue 17, January 2012

• “Home and Other Places we Left,” Sou’wester, fall 2012 (Listed to it read at My Audio Universe.)

• “Here and Forgotten,” Los Angeles Review, February 2012

• "First Impressions,"The Brooklyner, August 2011

• “Role Play,” The Southeast Review, Volume 29.2, spring 2011 (nominated for Pushcart Prize)

“Doesn’t Pay to be a Cowboy,” Beloit Fiction Journal, spring 2011

“You are not Magellan,” New World Writing (formerly MississippiReview.com), January 2011
• “The Letter Writer,” The Briar Cliff Review, 2011

The View of Heaven from the Moon, Hobart #12, 2011

“Human Resources,” Slush Pile, 2010

“The Good Death,Storyglossia, Issue #41 2010

“Intangible Objects,Trans-Lit, September 2010

"Gun Country,Berkeley Fiction Review, Issue 30, May 2010

• “Cancer Love,” Word Riot, July, 2008

• “Big Girl,” Our Stories, March, 2008

Awards:

New England Review Emerging Writer Award Finalist, 2019
• Elizabeth George Foundation grant, 2015
• Writer-in-Residence at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, 2012
• Finalist in American Short Fiction contest, 2012

• Honorable Mention in Zoetrope: All-Story 2011 fiction contest

• Finalist in the Narrative Magazine “30 Below” competition,  2011

• Finalist in the Copper Nickel 2011 fiction competition

• Finalist in Summer Literary Seminars 2011 fiction competition
 
• Finalist in the Narrative Magazine “30 Below” competition, 2010

• Finalist in the Glimmer Train “Family  Matters” competition, 2009

• Finalist in the Narrative Magazine “30 Below” competition, 2008

• Woolrich Fellowship, Columbia University, 2007

© 2012 by Douglas Silver