Blake Kimzey

Blake Kimzey’s fiction has been broadcast on NPR and published by Tin House, McSweeney’s, Redivider, Green Mountains Review, the Los Angeles Review, Short Fiction, the Lifted Brow, Hobart, Puerto del Sol, Surreal South ’13, and the Best Small Fictions 2015, among others. Families Among Us, a chapbook, was published by Black Lawrence Press fall 2014. He has an MFA from UC-Irvine and recently received an Emerging Writer Grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation. He teaches creative writing at the University of Texas at Dallas.


5 entries by Blake Kimzey

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The Infinite: A Novel

By Nicholas Mainieri

This exceptional debut, set in post-Katrina New Orleans and northern Mexico, weaves a complex tale of love and loss.

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This debut novel is "chock-full of heart and humor and a dose of sadness."

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Prayers for the Stolen

Jennifer Clement

A Mexican village of women struggles to survive the devastation wrought by drug trafficking and abandonment.

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At Night We Walk in Circles

Daniel Alarcón

A young man’s fortunes suddenly turn when he’s cast as the lead in provocative and infamous play.

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The People in the Trees

Hanya Yanagihara

Pushing beyond genre boundaries, this fictional memoir of a Nobel Prize in Medicine winner reveals not only his greatness but his dark and disturbing secrets.