The trailer for the short film based on my story, Birds and Other Things We Placed In Our Hearts, is out for your viewing pleasure:
Stay tuned for more news on the Chicago-based production of the film.
In the meantime, here is a link to the actual story itself: http://www.necessaryfiction.com/stories/TimmyReedBirdsAndOtherThingsWePlacesInOurHearts
A film crew from Columbia in Chicago are making a short film based on my story, Birds and Other Things We Placed In Our Hearts, and they need your help to make that a reality. Below are a few links where you can learn about the film, see some early footage, and help support it as well.
Go grab a copy of the new issue of Baltimore Style at your local grocery store or newsstand and read my story, Birds and Other Things We Placed in Our Hearts. There is also a great illustration. If you can’t scrummage up the dough or don’t live in Maryland, check it out online here: http://baltimorestyle.com/13249/taking-flight/
I was very honored to have my short story, Birds and Other Things We Placed In Our Hearts, featured in The 2015 Wigleaf Top 50 (very) Short Fictions list, this year selected by the excellent Roxane Gay. Here is the link: http://wigleaf.com
Birds and Other Things We Placed In Our Hearts, originally published by Necessary Fiction, got some more love from the Bushwick Review, out of Brooklyn, New York. Thanks so much to the editors! Here is a link: http://bushwickreview.tumblr.com/post/86906934584/everything-about-birds-and-other-things-we-placed
The super-talented Juliet Escoria, author of the razor-sharp new story collection, Black Cloud, explains why she selected my story, Birds and Other things We Placed in Our Hearts (originally published at Necessary Fiction), to feature in Flavorwire for National Short Story Month. Check it out, as well as some other fine selections by excellent authors, right here: http://flavorwire.com/458389/authors-pick-5-short-stories-everyone-should-read-for-short-story-month/3
My new story, Birds and Other Things We Placed in Our Hearts, is out now from Necessary Fiction. Check it out here: http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/TimmyReedBirdsAndOtherThingsWePlacesInOurHearts