News and EventsThe latest news and events about Beth's current work
FICTION! Beth’s short story, “The First Robot,” selected by Danielle Evans for the 2023 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Prize will appear in the Spring 2024 issue. Karen Russell honored Beth’s “Five Fables of Le Cheval de Guerre” as runner-up for the 2023 American Short(er) Fiction Prize: “Clause to clause, I had no idea where this writer’s hilarious evocation of a depressed horse was taking me.” Jamil Jan Kochai chose Beth’s “The Boy’s Heart” as the winner of the Zoetrope 2023 Short Fiction Competition. It will appear online Spring 2024.
Selections from a new multi-genre project, GOLDEN, are out in American Poetry Review, Guernica, The New Yorker, Poetry, VQR and World Literature Today. Read Joyelle McSweeney on Beth’s prose at Black Warrior Review and Melissa Febos on Beth’s genre-defying nonfiction at The Sewanee Review. New poems in Poetry and Tin House!
CEASE is out now. Read poems from CEASE, winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Virginia Quarterly Review Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry, in BOMB, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Rumpus, Volta and a bit about the project at World Literature Today: All We are Saying: Protest, Poetry and Twitter’s White Bird.
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