Welcome to the home page of Ken Wetherington, Pushcart nominee and 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

  • Visions of Women in Long Dresses has been awarded the 2023 Backchannels Fiction Prize: Third Place.
  • Check out my recent interview on WHUP radio’s 3-D News show. My segment begins at the 24 minute mark and runs for about a half hour.
  • Take Two has been published in the February issue of Backchannels.
  • Winter Nights has been published in the “horror issue” of The Broken City.
  • Border Incident has been published in Lowestoft Chronicle.
  • Singapura has been nominated for:
    • Pushcart Prize XLVIII: Best of the Small Presses
    • Best American Short Stories 2023 Edition  The anthology is published annually in November by Mariner Books (an imprint of HarperCollins).
  • 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.
  • 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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