Professor Chauna Craig,
English Department, has published her short story “Hidden in Plain Sight: A Companion Reference to Threats, Real and Imagined, as Configured in Late Twentieth-Century Christian America” in the
summer 2016 issue of Ploughshares.
This special 45th anniversary all-prose issue is guest edited by novelist Claire Messud and literary critic James Wood. The issue also includes new work from Viet Thanh Nguyen, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize; Lydia Davis, acclaimed translator and author; Carys Davies, winner of the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award; and more. In their introduction, Messud and Wood write: “No matter its form, we sought to include fiction that is vivid, vital, and urgent.”
Craig is the author of the story collection The Widow’s Guide to Edible Mushrooms (Queen’s Ferry Press, 2016). Her stories and essays have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Fourth Genre, SmokeLong Quarterly, Seattle Review, and elsewhere.
Ploughshares is an award-winning literary magazine. It is published three times a year with two issues guest-edited by a prominent author.