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Kevin Canty

Kevin Canty’s eighth book is a novel, The Underworld (Norton, 2017). He is also the author of three previous collections of short stories (Where the Money Went [Nan A. Talese, 2009], Honeymoon [Nan A. Talese, 2001], and A Stranger In This World [Doubleday, 1994]) and four novels (Nine Below Zero [Nan A. Talese, 1999], Into the Great Wide Open [Nan A. Talese, 1996], Winslow in Love [Nan A. Talese, 2005], and Everything [Nan A. Talese, 2010]). His short stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Esquire, Tin House, GQ, Glimmer Train, Story, the New England Review, Best American Short Stories, and elsewhere.



Fall 2021 | Fiction

He was doing the dishes, midmorning, when he noticed the white car drive by, and drive by again. A quiet street, on the way to nowhere. At eleven, the school bus would show up, to deliver lunches to the children who couldn’t go to school. Otherwise, almost no cars he didn’t recognize.