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Daniel Stolar

Daniel Stolar’s first book, The Middle of the Night, a BookSense 76 Pick in hardcover, was released in paperback in 2004. His fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in DoubleTake, Bomb, and the Utne Reader, among others. He will join the English faculty at DePaul University in Fall 2004.



Summer 2004 | Fiction

No sooner had the taxi lurched into the traffic than Rowen's father leaned forward in the seat. "Oh, no, we don't." He put his hand on the driver's shoulder and said something in Vietnamese. Before the driver had fully registered understanding, Rowen's father produced a folded twenty-dollar bill from his breast pocket.