Katie Knoll

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Katie Knoll’s stories have appeared in Ploughshares, Black Warrior Review, and The Pinch, and other places. Her work has been featured as one of Narrative’s 2013 Top 5 Stories of the Year and as a notable story in The Year’s Best Short Stories 2017. Her story “Red” was selected for First Place in The Masters’ Review’s 2016 Short Story Award for New Writers, nominated for a Shirley Jackson Award, and appears in The Year’s Best Weird Fiction 2016. She is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.


Cover Photo: An illustration done in colored pencils of a young girl sleeping in dark blue blankets, hugging her pet raven, cut marks and bruises visible on her hands.

The cashiers and the butcher had eyed my wrist like it told them everything they needed to know about me. But the bracelet meant nothing to the raven. It was his toy, the part of me meant for him.

Oct 04, 2019