Short stories by Will Mackin

Will Mackin is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Currently he is the Perrin Moorhead Grayson and Bruns Grayson Fellow at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute. His first book, Bring Out the Dog, won the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for the best debut short story collection of 2018. When he’s not attempting to write a novel or fix his broken down truck, he works on an oil rig.

Listing 2 stories.

A Navy SEAL in Afghanistan asks the Virgin Mary for a miracle out on the battlefield.

While a howitzer liaison for an American military unit in Afghanistan returns home on parental leave, his unit embarks on a mission to find two missing soldiers and finds a possibly permanent replacement for him.