Peter Ferry’s “Ike, Sharon, and Me” selected for 2017 Best American Mystery Stories

Peter Ferry’s story “Ike, Sharon, and Me” has been selected by editor Otto Penzler for inclusion in the 2017 Best American Mystery Stories. This story first appeared in the Fall 2016 Issue 19 of Fifth Wednesday Journal. Peter’s stories have appeared in McSweeney’s, Fiction, OR, Chicago Quarterly Review and StoryQuarterly; he is the winner of an Illinois Arts Council Award for Short Fiction. He is a contributor to the travel pages of The Chicago Tribune and to WorldHum.  He has written two novels, Travel Writing, which was published in 2008, and Old Heart, which was published in June, 2015 and won the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year award.  He lives in Evanston, Illinois and Van Buren County, Michigan with his wife Carolyn.

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