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Reading List


Clare Beams’s stories appear in Ecotone, the kenyon Review, n+1, One Story, recommended reading, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading.

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Reading List


Clare Beams’s stories appear in Ecotone, the kenyon Review, n+1, One Story, recommended reading, and The Best American Nonrequired Reading.

Stories

The Drop in the Common, 2016
All the Keys to All the Doors for Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, introduction by Megan Mayhew Bergman, 2016
Ailments in the Kenyon Review, 2016
“Granna” in Ecotone, 2014, and an excerpt in Littsburgh, 2016
“World’s End” in One Story, 2012
“We Show What We Have Learned” in Hayden’s Ferry Review and The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2011
“Hourglass” in Willow Springs, 2011
“Assembly” in n + 1, 2011

Interviews & Profiles

WCAI, 2016
Flavorwire2016
Shelf-Awareness, 2016
Boston Globe, 2016
The State of Things with Frank Stasio, 2016
Additional Readings podcast, 2016
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, 2016
Littsburgh, 2016
Pittsburgh City Paper, 2016
Encore, 2016
One Story, 2012
Hayden’s Ferry Review, 2010

Essays

Clare Beams is a regular contributor to the Ploughshares blog. Read her latest essay.
Clare Beams’s Ten Pieces of Writing Advice for The Story Prize blog, 2016
On Magic for Ploughshares, 2016
“Literary Teachers and Their Lessons” for Ploughshares, 2015
“Reading about Reading” for Ploughshares, 2015
“On Inspiration, and What I’m Doing While the Muses Are Talking to Other People” for Hayden’s Ferry Review
Author’s statement, National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, 2014

in the news

2017 PEN Literary Awards Finalist announcement
2016/17 Story Prize Longlist
Boston Globe’s Four New England Writers
Pittsburgh City Paper’s Eight Notable Titles by Local Authors
Bookish: This Week’s Hot Releases
Pittsburgh Quarterly’s Six Books for Your Winter Reading List
The Riveter’s Favorite Books of 2016
Largehearted Boy Book Notes Playlist
Small Presses, Big Ideas, Kirkus
Wilmington Star News
Brit + Co
Raquel Barrientos of Newtonville Books for Literary Hub’s The Great Booksellers Fall 2016 Preview
Steph Opitz for the Lit Up Show
Get Booked, Book Riot Live with Jade Chang
Book Riot’s Inbox/Outbox from Amanda Nelson
Liberty’s Corner for the Litsy newsletter
My Bookit List
Seven Books We’re Looking Forward to This Fall, The Masters Review
Janet Geddis of Avid Bookshop for TK Podcast
Little Gems with Big Impact, Musing from Parnassus Books