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Mary Otis

Publications

Books

Burst, Zibby Books, forthcoming 2023

Anthologies

“When the Half-Listening Meet the Half-Truthful” My First Novel, Writers’ Tribe Books

“Odin, King of Hearts” Woof: Fiction Writers on Dogs, Viking

“Pilgrim Girl” Tales of Love and Sex, Tin House

“Five-Minute Hearts” Best New American Voices Anthology, Harcourt

“Velocitation” Los Angeles Review of Books, Special Fiction Issue

“When Writing is an Emergency” The Nervous Breakdown

Short Stories

ToothLos Angeles Review of Books

“Flight” Zyzzyva, No. 99

“Where We Missed Was Everywhere” Electric Literature, No. 6

“Picture Head”The Alaska Quarterly Review, Vol. 24

“Unstruck” Tin House No. 24

“Welcome to Yosemite” Cincinnati Review, Vol. 1.1

“Pilgrim Girl” Tin House, No. 14

Yes, Yes, Cherries Tin House Books

Poetry

“Absolution" forthcoming from Bennington Review, 2022

"Bodily” Zyzzyva

"Human Sound Station" Zyzzyva

"In Praise of Anxious Souls" forthcoming from Bennington Review, 2022

"On Alice Munro" Los Angeles Review of Books

Non-Fiction

"On Jayne Anne Phillips" McSweeney's

"How I Teach" UC Riverside Website

"Where I Live" The Los Angeles Times

Book Reviews

Machine by Susan Steinberg Diagram

Between My Father and the King by Janet Frame The Rumpus

Swimming by Nicole Keegan The Rumpus