Welcome to the home page of Ken Wetherington, author of the award-winning collection, Santa Abella and Other Stories, and the prize-winning story, The Brothers Evanger. If you wish to be added to my mailing list, click on the contact link above and let me know. You may follow me on social media by clicking on the icons below.

News and Announcements

  • Singapura” has been nominated for the Best American Short Stories anthology for 2023. The anthology is published annually by Mariner Books (an imprint of HarperCollins). See the announcement HERE.
  • NEW COLLECTION FORTHCOMING: I am in the early stages of editing my second collection of stories. I’m hoping to release it in Spring 2023.
  • I have been interviewed by J. L. Corbett for Idle Ink’s podcast. I’ll post a link when it’s available, likely in December.
  • The Brothers Evanger has received the first runner-up award for the 2022 Harambe Literary Prize.
  • Forthcoming Publication: “Border Incident” in Lowestoft Chronicle (Due in early December).
  • Forthcoming Publication: “Take Two” in Backchannels (Due in late December).
  • I have posted three stories in my vampire series HERE for your reading pleasure.
  • Check out my interview on Artist Soapbox, conducted by Tamara Kissane (2020 Piedmont Laureate for North Carolina). During the half hour conversation, I discuss my writing and read a couple of short excerpts from my work. The interview is also available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and wherever you get your podcasts.

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