About Sam

I am a fiction writer from Philadelphia.  My first book of stories, The Great American Songbook, will be published by A Strange Object in Fall 2016. You can preorder it here! My short fiction has appeared (or will appear soon) in a handful of print magazines, including One Story, Epoch, and American Short Fiction, and online at Web Conjunctions and n+1. Some of my non-fiction has appeared on the Millions and Full Stop.

I am a fiction writer from Philadelphia.  My first book of stories, The Great American Songbook, will be published by A Strange Object in Fall 2016. You can preorder it here! My short fiction has appeared (or will appear soon) in a handful of print magazines, including One Story, Epoch, and American Short Fiction, and online at Web Conjunctions and n+1. Some of my non-fiction has appeared on the Millions and Full Stop.

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I'm a fiction writer from Philadelpha, PA.

 

My first book of stories, The Great American Songbook, was published by A Strange Object in Fall 2016.  My short fiction has appeared (or will appear soon) in a handful of print magazines, including One Story, Epoch, and American Short Fiction, and online at Web Conjunctions and n+1. A few of my essays have appeared on the Millions and Full Stop.

 
 

Say Hey

 

sallingh@gmail.com

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Published work

 

Fiction

“Assassins,” No Tokens, vol. 1

“Freddy’s World,” Five Points, vol. 16, no. 1 (Spring 2014)

“Tiny Cities Made of Ashes”, StoryQuarterly 46/47

“Songs,” The Atlas Review, vol. 1

“I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart, winner of the Beltran Family Award Prize

“The Way Love Sinks,” The Coffin Factory, issue 3, Fall 2012

“The Kirschner Woman,” Epoch, vol. 61, no. 2, 2012

“Rodgers and Hart,” American Short Fiction, vol 14, issue 53, Fall 2011

Madeline,” n+1 (web), Sept. 2, 2011

“Ex Lion Tamer,” Midwestern Gothic, issue 3, Fall 2011

One Hundred Characters,” Web Conjunctions, Spring 2011

“Stockholm Syndrome,” Epoch, vol. 60, no. 2, 2011

“Bar Joke, Arizona,” One Story #97Nov 10, 2007

 

Non-fiction

@The Millions

“Some Other, Better Bernhard”

“My Mother is a Book”

“On Reading Aloud”

“A Library of the Mind”

“The Disappointment Author”

@Full Stop

“Art Garfunkel Lives!”

“Lesser Known Pleasures”

@Tin House Blog

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