Short stories by Michael Knight
Michael Knight is the author of the novels The Typist and Divining Rod, the short story collections Dogfight and Other Stories, Goodnight, Nobody and Eveningland and the book of novellas The Holiday Season. His most recent novel, The Typist, was selected as a Best Book of the Year by The Huffington Post and The Kansas City Star and appeared on Oprah's Summer Reading List in 2011. His most recent collection, Eveningland, was awarded the Truman Capote Prize for Short Fiction. It was also selected as an Editor's Choice Pick by The New York Times and as a Southern Book of the Year by Southern Living magazine. His short stories have appeared in magazines and journals like The New Yorker, Oxford American, Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Southern Review and The Saturday Evening Post, among other places. Knight teaches creative writing at the University of Tennessee and lives in Knoxville with his family.
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A teenage boy in Alabama monitors the water near his father's marina for signs of oil in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon leak — and also falls in love with a girl who works for his father.