Shannon Reed

Shannon Reed

I write.

Credits include The New Yorker, WaPo, Eater, The Guardian, McSweeney's, Poets & Writers and many more.

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Recommended Reads from Contributor Shannon Reed - A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

Shannon Reeds’s story “Idlewild” recently appeared in Here, she offers some reading recommendations, suggesting a few works that have helped shape her writing.   ecause I teach Introduction to Writing Fiction at the University of Pittsburgh, I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about what young (in experience,...

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Idlewild by Shannon Reed - A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

  Download story audio in .mp3 format.   ome things I forget because they weren’t worth remembering. Other things I forget as an act of will, because I don’t want to remember. And the rest, my life forgot for me. Time flattens life out, I find, and it becomes easier...

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Where the Bus Stop Was by Clive Collins - A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

  he said it was the rain falling on the dusty leaves of the hedges all along the avenue where she lived and the damp heat the paving stones gave up after the shower that turned her thoughts to what had been. When she asked would I not drive her...