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Thomas Pierce

Thomas Pierce’s stories have appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the Oxford American, and elsewhere. His first collection of stories, Hall of Small Mammals, is forthcoming from Riverhead Books in 2015. He is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Virginia.


Illustration by Debra Riffe

Felix Not Arriving

Spring 2014 | Fiction

In his aisle seat near the front of the plane, Felix concentrates unsuccessfully on a crossword in the airline magazine, half-​finished by a previous flyer. All the easy clues have already been answered and now he needs a six-​letter word for [...]