David Byron Queen was raised in Ohio. He has an MFA from the University of Montana, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow. His work has appeared in VICE, Split Lip Magazine, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Hobart, McSweeney's, and elsewhere. He lives in New York and runs the publishing company word west.

BULL - The Stuntman (2021)

Buffalo Buffalo Buffalo - A Chat With David Byron Queen (2021)

Micro - A Man in the House (2021)

UnContemporary - Thomas McGuane's Hazy Nightmare (2021)

No Contact - Heat (2021)

Schuylkill Valley Journal - The Barcelona Chair (2021) *

Fractured Literary - A Nice Blue Place (2021) **

Okay Donkey - Experts (2020)

New World Writing - Mercy (2020) ***

Vol. 1 Brooklyn - The Sunburned Cowboy (2020)

Split Lip Magazine - Fantastic (2020)

Barnhouse - This Series Is On Netflix? (2020)

Extra Crispy - The Breakfasts of Baskets (2018)

New South - A Man in the House (2018) ****

Jellyfish Review - Dry (2017)

Fiction Southeast - Review: Always Happy Hour (2017)

Whiskey Island - House Call (2017)

(b)oink zine - Bonesetters (2017)

Extra Crispy - Interview With T.C. Boyle (2017)

Cheap Pop - Slow Blood (2017)

Hobart - 3 Poems (2017)

Extra Crispy - Twin Peaks TV Breakfast (2017)

Pithead Chapel - The Bird Funeral (2017)*****

Atlas Obscura - Black Velvet Painting (2016) 

Deep South Magazine - Review: Eveningland (2016)

The Rumpus - Interview w/ Danielle Trussoni (2016)

Paste Magazine - Washing Dishes on Reality TV (2016)

Maudlin House - Sometimes Birthday Cards (2016)

NANO Fiction - How I Write (2016)

Hobart - Trying (2016)

NANO Fiction - Yonex Buys a Bear Trap (2016)

The Rumpus - Interview w/ Jeremy Earl (2016)

The Rumpus - Review: The Girls (2016)

McSweeney's - The Joy of Cooking (2016)

Fiction Advocate - Review: Prodigals (2016)

Monkeybicycle - Vows (2015)

Fiction Advocate - Review: Upright Beasts (2015)

The Rumpus - Review: Cries For Help, Various (2015)

VICE - My Arrested Development (2015)

LUMINA - Three Plane Crashes (2015)

Everyday Genius - Thomas and Cora (2012)

* Nominated: Pushcart Prize 2021

** Nominated: Best of the Net 2021

*** Longform Fiction Pick of the Week

**** Finalist: Ryan R. Gibbs Award for Flash Fiction (2016)

***** 3rd Place: Larry Brown Short Story Award (2016)

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