Amos Jasper Wright

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Nobody Knows How It Got This Good

Short story collection “Nobody Knows How It Got This Good” to be published by Livingston Press in the summer of 2018 for the Tartts Fiction Award.


Chung Tzu’s Dream of a Butterfly

Poem titled “Chung Tzu’s Dream of a Butterfly” forthcoming in the 2017 issue of the Roanoke Review.


Triptych of poems – “Names for Men,” “Names for Women,” and “Names for Presidents” – appearing in Issue 20:2017 of Clarion.

Names for Children

Poem titled “Names for Children” forthcoming in The Hollins Critic.


Poem titled “Aubade” forthcoming in the March 2016 edition of Gravel.

The Economist’s Theory of Sunspots

Poem titled “The Economist’s Theory of Sunspots” forthcoming in the Winter 2016 edition of Off the Coast. Many thanks to Off the Coast for accepting and agreeing to publish this poem. Happy New Year.

The Patron Saint of Lost Causes

“The Patron Saint of Lost Causes” (poem) now available from Folio in the Spring 2015 Conflict issue. Folio’s Facebook page is linked here.

Tilting at Windmills

Tilting at Windmills” now available in Interim Magazine.


The Song of the Abyss Eater

“The Song of the Abyss Eater” now available in the Fall 2012 issue of Tacenda Literary Magazine.

Tilting at Windmills

“Tilting at Windmills,” a short story, forthcoming in Interim Magazine.