Gabriel Welsch

Gabriel Welsch's first collection of short stories, Groundscratchers, will be published by Tolsun Books in October 2021. He also is the author of four collections of poems: The Four Horsepersons of a Disappointing Apocalypse (Steel Toe Books, 2013); The Death of Flying Things (Word Tech Editions, 2012); An Eye Fluent in Gray (chapbook, Seven Kitchens Press, 2010); and Dirt and All Its Dense Labor (Word Tech Editions, 2006). He has published more than 50 short stories, 200 poems, and 150 book reviews in journals including Georgia ReviewPloughshares, Southern ReviewPANK, Harvard ReviewTar River, Missouri ReviewTHRUSH, and Mid-American Review, as well as on Verse Daily and in Ted Kooser's column "American Life in Poetry." He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his family, and works as vice president of marketing and communications at Duquesne University.

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Best American Short Stories 2012*

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