Darci Dawn Schummer is a writer and educator living in Duluth, Minnesota. Primarily a fiction writer, she is the author of the story collection Six Months in the Midwest (Unsolicited Press), and her work has appeared in Ninth Letter (web edition), American Fiction 17, Necessary Fiction, Midway Journal, Paper Darts, and Pithead Chapel, among other places. She teaches writing and edits The Thunderbird Review at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and lives in a big old house with her husband Tanner, pitbull Turnip, and Wisconsin barn cat Bug. Currently, Darci is working on a novel, another short story collection, and a chapbook of poetry. It's going to be a busy year.


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October 21, 2019

You can now pre-order American Fiction Volume 17 from New Rivers Press! See the link under books to pre-order this anthology, featuring a story by Darci entitled "Three Figures of Near Silence."



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