David Goguen

Month: February, 2012

“Ballad of a Sentence Writer” Featured in Glimmer Train Bulletin

Glimmer Train Bulletin 61 features David’s essay “Ballad of a Sentence Writer.” Here’s an excerpt:

If you’re in love with writing, you spend a lot of time on slippery ground. Going it alone may work for some people, but I suspect it’s more of a default setting than a measured decision.

Read all of “Ballad of a Sentence Writer”. Also from Bulletin 61, check out some great exercises from Yelizaveta P. Renfro on Creating the Fictional Family.

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“Old Teeth” Takes First Place in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers

David’s short story “Old Teeth” has taken first place in Glimmer Train‘s Short Story Award for New Writers, and will be published early next year.

Here are the First, Second, and Third Place Winners, the Top 25 Finalists, and the Honorable Mentions for the November 2011 award (results were announced in January of this year).

Look for “Old Teeth” in the Spring 2013 issue of Glimmer Train Stories.