Tyler Barton is the author of The Quiet Part Loud (2019) which won the Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest from Split Lip Press. He’s the event producer for FEAR NO LIT, a literary organization he co-founded with Erin Dorney. His short fiction has been published widely in journals and magazines such as Kenyon Review, Subtropics, The Iowa Review, Gulf Coast, Cincinnati Review, Necessary Fiction, Waxwing, Passages North, and others.

His manuscript, Where the Rubies Live, has been a finalist for the 2019 Mary McCarthy Award in Short Fiction and the 2019 Yellow Shoe Fiction Open Reading Period from LSU Press. Stories from that manuscript have been awarded prizes from Kenyon Review, Phoebe Journal, The Chicago Review of Books, Midwestern Gothic and Press 53.

He is currently at work on a novel.

photo by Michelle Johnsen Photography

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