"The Marked Book" in The Iowa Review

Sean Gill's latest short story, "The Marked Book," has been published in the Winter 2018 issue of The Iowa Review (Vol. 47, No. 3). The issue is available for purchase in print here.

Founded in 1970, The Iowa Review is published at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. It has featured work by writers such as Samuel Beckett, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Raymond Carver, Marilynne Robinson, Kurt Vonnegut, Alice Walker, and David Foster Wallace.


Sean Gill Interviewed by Fiction Southeast

Earlier this year, Sean Gill's "In the Cutting Room" was published by Fiction Southeast, an online literary journal of short fiction. (Fiction Southeast has previously featured work by Joyce Carol Oates, Aimee Bender, and Robert Olen Butler.) For a new edition of Fiction Southeast's "The Story Behind the Story," he is asked about his inspiration.


"Review of D. Foy's Absolutely Golden" in The Brooklyn Rail

Sean Gill's latest essay––a book review of D. Foy's novel, Absolutely Golden––has been published and may be read online in the December issue of The Brooklyn Rail.


"The Movie" in the anthology "Dream City Blues: Dystopian Utopias"

Sean Gill's surrealistic horror short story "The Movie" is one of eleven weird tales featured in the new British anthology Dream City Blues: Dystopian Utopias. The collection is edited by Mark Howard Jones (a Welsh horror author and frequent contributor to S.T. Joshi's Cthulhu anthologies), and is described thusly: "From shining towers to filthy back alleys; from bright sunlit parks to dingy, cramped basements; this misguided tour through our dream cities is beset with dangerous pitfalls. Here are eleven diverse visions of cities that are unsettling, horrific, outlandish and bizarre in turn. Come and visit...but don't forget your return ticket." It is available for purchase in print here.


"The Computer Man" Chosen as one of the winners of The Fiction Desk's 2017 Flash Fiction Competition

UK-based publisher The Fiction Desk has just announced that Sean Gill's short story "The Computer Man" has been chosen as one of the winners of their 2017 Flash Fiction Competition. It will appear in print in their next anthology, due out in early 2018.