Short stories by Steve De Jarnatt.
Steve De Jarnatt is an American film and television director, screenwriter, and short-story author. De Jarnatt is perhaps best known for writing and directing the nuclear-apocalypse thriller Miracle Mile (1988) and directing the sci-fi film Cherry 2000 (1987). In 1983, Miracle Mile was chosen by American Film" Magazine as one of the ten best unproduced screenplays circulating in Hollywood. That same year, De Jarnatt received his first screen credit as one of the writers of Strange Brew, a comedy starring Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas as their respective SCTV characters Bob & Doug McKenzie. De Jarnatt has also directed episodic television, including Lizzie McGuire, Flight 29 Down, ER, and Alfred Hitchcock Presents. His short story, "Rubiaux Rising", appeared in the 2009 edition of The Best American Short Stories, as selected by author Alice Sebold. A collection of De Jarnatt's stories, Grace for Grace, was published in 2020.
Listing 1 story.
An ex-Marine is locked in an attic by his aunt, who wants to separate him from his addictions. During a sudden hurricane and flood, he reflects on the horrors of war and contemplates death.