Playwright and fiction writer D.W. Gregory will be among several featured authors at the New York City launch party for Coolest American Stories 2024.
She will read a selection from her short story, Mr. Kindness, which is included in the latest anthology edited by Mark Wish and Elizabeth Coffey. The party is set for Thursday, Dec. 21, at KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th Street, New York City.
“This baker’s-dozen assortment contains a wide range of pleasures and surprises. The stories are tender, moving, electrifying, comical, and quirky. They are altogether cool.”
—PEN/Hemingway Award winner BOBBIE ANN MASON, author of Shiloh and Other Stories
Mr. Kindess is the winner of the 2021 West Virginia Fiction competition sponsored by Shepherd University and The West Virginia Center for the Book. The story was also nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Coolest American Stories 2024 is a top-rated anthology on Amazon.
The anthology is the third installment in the series. COOLEST 2023 won the National Indie Excellence Award for BEST ANTHOLOGY.