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Bret Anthony Johnston

Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of the internationally bestselling novel Remember Me Like This (Random House, 2014), which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He is also the author of the short-story collection Corpus Christi (Random House, 2004) and the editor of Naming the World and Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. He is the director of creative writing at Harvard University.


Illustration by Corey Brickley


Summer 2016 | Fiction

A star-smeared night, the usual briny and humid haze of the brush country in August, and Dixon was hauling twenty cases of stolen toys up from the Rio Grande valley. If the border patrol at the Sarita checkpoint asked, he’d claim a delivery mix-up.

iStockPhoto / eei_tony

To a Good Home

Fall 2013 | Fiction

Read the co-winner of our 2013 Emily Clark Balch Prize for fiction, as well as a finalist for the Kay Cattarulla Award for Short Story.