Claire Burgess

Claire Burgess’s short stories have appeared in PANK, Hunger Mountain, Third Coast, and elsewhere, and have been named as notable and honorable mentions in the Best American, and Pushcart Prize anthologies. She received her MFA from Vanderbilt University, where she was a founding editor of Nashville Review. She currently writes “This Week in Short Fiction" for The Rumpus, and you can find more of her writing at