Seth Johnson is a high school dropout who now has a BA in English from Western Kentucky University and an MFA in creative writing from Murray State University. He has worked as a transmission mechanic, a heating and air conditioning installer, and a technical writer for a large corporation. He lives in Louisville with his wife, daughter, and two dogs.
Read Seth's post about the anti-story on The Story Prize blog: http://thestoryprize.blogspot.com/2013/11/seth-johnson-and-anti-story.html
This debut story collection comprises twelve linked tales set in Kentucky against the backdrop of the disintegration of a young marriage. A man on the run hides out at a boarding house owned by a paraplegic woman. A young man confesses his extramarital affairs to his mother. A housewife attends the funeral of a young woman whom she never knew.