Gregory Spatz's Writings
THE BOWMAKER'S CATS We'd been to the bowmaker's house before, but not recently, and never all of us together. We'd toured his workshop and house, seen his shelves of stacked bow blanks, his grove of aged Pernambuco logs lain horizontally in the basement, his ebony stumps for frogs and store of mastodon tusks for tips, his drawers of abalone shell,...
Luck (Epoch) Herb Zackowsky was not a betting man. His father, small, with a swirl of black and white hair and paunchy, bulldog cheeks, had spent his days at the horse track. Many days, not all of them. Growing up, Herb knew about this indirectly, from the...
Advance praise for HALF AS HAPPY ..... These stories will mend readers’ hearts even as they break them, and that is what makes them so wonderful and rare. ”
——Paul Harding, author of Tinkers
GREGORY SPATZ is the author of the novels INUKSHUK, FIDDLER'S DREAM and NO ONE BUT US, and of the short story collections HALF AS HAPPY (forthcoming, April 2013) and WONDERFUL TRICKS. His stories have appeared in many publications, including The New Yorker,...
Gregory’s Favorite Books
They Came Like Swallows, A Death in the Family, Magic For Beginners, After the Quake, Gilead, Cattle Killing, Anna Karenina, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler...