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Josh Weil

Josh Weil is the author of the novel The Great Glass Sea (Grove, 2014). His collection of novellas, The New Valley (Grove, 2009), was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and won the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as other awards. Weil’s work has appeared in Esquire, Granta, One Story, and the New York Times. A recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and the Fulbright Foundation, among others, he lives in the Sierra Nevada foothills.


Stephanie Shieldhouse

Long Bright Line

Summer 2014 | Fiction

Through the window Clara could see the men: dark still hats huddled together. The only thing moving was their pipe smoke. It curled in lamp-​lit clouds. Then—​a whoop!—​the clouds blew, the huddle burst, the hats were flying.