Books by Dwight Allen:

THE TYPEWRITER SATYR  (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009)

JUDGE (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2003; reprinted, as an e book, by Dzanc in 2013)

THE GREEN SUIT (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2000; reprinted by Plume in 2001; reprinted, with a new story, by the University of Wisconsin Press, 2011)

Some stories and essays by Dwight:

“The G.O.D. Club,” a short story, published in the summer of 2014 as a e book by Cambridge Book Review, along with an excerpt from an essay of mine about religion called “The Thread of It.” Introduction by Doug Moe and an afterword by Dale Kushner.

“The Burning Monk,” a short story, Cambridge Book Review, summer 2013

“Leaving the Field,” an essay in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Feb. 9, 2013; republished by Salon on Feb. 13, 2013

“My Stephen King Problem: A Snob’s Notes?” Los Angeles Review of Books, July 3, 2012; Salon (under a different title), July 6, 2012

“How to Levitate” (an essay about David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King),

“Like Love” (Epoch, Vol. 59, No. 1, Spring 2010)

“Burying Hal” (, Sept. 1, 2009)

“Grief” (The Missouri Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, Spring 2009)

“The Baby and the Moth” (New England Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, Fall 2008)

“Garden Accessory,” an essay written for the (July 1, 2008)

“Self-Wash” (Epoch, Vol. 56, No. 2, Fall 2007)

“Unto the Breach,” a short story written with Amy Herrick for the “Tag Team Fiction” series published in the Westchester County/Rockland County, New York Journal News, July 3, 2003

“Woman with Manikin” (Epoch, Vol. 52, No. 1, Spring 2003)

“A Box of Bluegrass,” an essay in THESE UNITED STATES: ORIGINAL ESSAYS BY LEADING AMERICAN WRITERS ON THEIR STATE WITHIN THE UNION, edited by John Leonard (Nation Books/Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2003)

“End of the Steam Age” (The Greensboro Review, No. 70, Fall 2001; reprinted in NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: THE YEAR’S BEST, 2002, Algonquin Books)

“Overtime” (Shenandoah, Vol. 50, No. 2, Summer 2000)

“Not Renata” (New England Review, Vol. 21, No. 2, Spring 2000)

“Among the Missing” (New England Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, Winter 1999)

“Succor” (The Georgia Review, Vol. LIII, No. 1, Spring 1999)

“Deferment” (The Southern Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, Spring 1998; reprinted in HOME AND BEYOND: AN ANTHOLOGY OF KENTUCKY SHORT STORIES, edited by Morris Allen Grubbs, University Press of Kentucky, 2001)

“Goat on a Hill” (The Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, Fall 1997)

“The Green Suit” (The Missouri Review, Vol. XIX, No. 2, spring 1996; reprinted in NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH: THE YEAR’S BEST, 1997, Algonquin Books, and in BARNSTORM, an anthology of contemporary Wisconsin fiction edited by Raphael Kadushin, University of Wisconsin Press, 2005)

“Fishing with Alex” (Gulf Coast, Vol. VIII, No. 1, Winter 1995-96; reprinted in THE KENTUCKY ANTHOLOGY: TWO HUNDRED YEARS OF WRITING IN THE BLUEGRASS STATE, edited by Wade Hall, University Press of Kentucky, 2005)

“The Hazeletts’ Dog” (American Short Fiction, University of Texas Press, Vol. 5, No. 19, Fall 1995)

“Reds, Yanks, and O’s” (Wigwag Magazine, October 1989; reprinted in INTO THE TEMPLE OF BASEBALL, edited by Richard Grossinger and Kevin Kerrane, Celestial Arts Books, Berkeley, 1990)

“Le Grand Orange” (The New Yorker, Talk of the Town, Jan. 2, 1989; written with Mary Norris)