Wendy Russ

writer. knitter. freelance imaginary friend.

PUBLISHED WORK

SHORT STORIES

“The Nature of Things,” Rose & Thorn Journal, 2012, and Deep South Magazine, 2014

“The Last Word,” Boston Literary Magazine, 2014

“The Sacred and the Silent,” The MacGuffin, 2014

CREATIVE NON-FICTION

“Mourning the Loss of a Boy Who Becomes a Man,” The Good Men Project, 2014

“It Takes a Village (Whether you Want it to or Not),” The Good Men Project, 2015

PERFORMED PIECES

“Mourning the Loss of a Boy Who Becomes a Man,” Tales from the South, 2012. Read live by the author at Starving Artist Cafe in the Argenta Arts District in North Little Rock, Arkansas

“Past it All,” Liars League NYC, 2015. Read live by Basil Rodericks at a public venue in New York City.

“Undone,” Liars League Hong Kong, 2015. Read live by Jeanne Lambin at a public venue in Hong Kong.

 

NOVEL

League for the Suppression of Celery (Lascaux Press, 2012)

POETRY

“The Decision,” Emerge Literary Journal, 2012

“False Positive,” Mused: Bella Online Literary Review, 2012

“The Cusp of Leaving,” Vine Leaves Literary Journal, 2013

“Minimalism Reunion,” East Coast Literary Review, 2014

“Naked,” One Sentence Poems, 2014

“Empty Nest,” Constellate Literary Journal, 2018

 

ABOUT

Wendy Russ is a Southern writer living in the foothills of the Ozarks. Her writing is heavily influenced by the traditions of oral storytelling and Southern Gothic literature.


She finds magic in the mundane and believes humor to be the most potent elixir.

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