This year has held multiple accomplishments for Keith Woodruff. His prose poem, “Summer,” has been selected to appear in the 2017 Best Small Fictions, judged by Amy Hempel; and his short fiction, “Elegy,” has won him his first Pushcart Prize. Keith’s poem, “Bride of Frankenstein Blues,” was published in Issue 95. Congratulations, Keith!
Keith Woodruff: Bride of Frankenstein Blues
Consider the moon, my friend, how its absence conjures this unromantic air. Here in the bar, smoke unwinds like bolts of slow lightning across the gauzy light; everywhere you look mouths, small dark graves, chew on drinks. Now the music gropes its way through the crowd looking for phone numbers, drags itself onto the wooden […]
Keith “from the Black Lagoon” Woodruff has a Masters in creative writing from Purdue University, and lives with his wife Michelle and son Whitman in Akron, Ohio. His work recently appeared in The Journal, Quarter After Eight, American Literary Review, and Wigleaf. He is a Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, and Pushcart Prize […]