Simpson News

Chad Simpson’s story collection, Tell Everyone I Said Hi was recently long-listed for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.

Simpson also recently had three works reprinted: His short story “American Bulldog” is included in New Stories from the Midwest 2012 (Indiana University Press); his essay “Home of the Poor and Unknown” appears in Bring the Noise: The Best Pop Culture Essays from Barrelhouse Magazine (Barrelhouse Books); and his short story “Tell Everyone I Said Hi” is included in 24 Bar Blues: Two Dozen Tales of Bars, Booze, and the Blues (Press 53).

Over the course of the past several months, Simpson has given readings and/or visited classrooms at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, the Arts Illiana WordFest, William Woods University, Sunday Salon NYC, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Buchanan Center for the Arts, University of Southern Indiana, AWP Boston, Columbia College, Prairie Lights, and the Mission Creek Festival.