Nathan Poole

Nathan Poole is the author of two books of fiction, Father Brother Keeper, a collection of stories selected by Edith Pearlman for the 2013 Mary McCarthy Prize and long-listed for the Frank O’Connor Award, and Pathkiller as the Holy Ghost, selected by Benjamin Percy as the winner of the 2014 Quarterly West Novella Contest. He has been awarded the Narrative Prize, a Milton Fellowship at Image, and a Joan Beebe Fellowship at Warren Wilson College. He lives in Boone, North Carolina, where he works on tree farms and teaches writing.

Nov/Dec 2016

Exit Wound

By Nathan Poole

In the matted field beside the fairgrounds a young couple worked the idling cars. They had spray bottles and squeegees they lifted from a gas station, and the girl was […]