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, Passages North, Waxwing, and others.

In the fall of 2018, Tyler attended the Anne LaBastille Writing Residency in the Adirondacks, where he finished the manuscript for his full-length story collection. His story, “The Orbit of Us” won the 2017 Fall Fiction Prize from the Chicago Review of Books. He was a runner-up in the 2018 Kenyon Review Short Fiction Contest and the 2016 Lake Prize from Midwestern Gothic. His story, “K,” was selected as a finalist in the 2017 Best of the Net. His stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best Small Fictions, and Best of the Net.

photo by Michelle Johnsen Photography

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