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Story Collections

The Age of Discovery and other stories by Becky Hagenston
Scavengers: Stories by Becky Hagenston
Strange Weather: stories by Becky Hagenston
A Gram of Mars: stories by Becky Hagenston

Recent Publications

  • Theories of an Ancient Drawing Carved into a Hillside

    Copper Nickel (forthcoming)

  • The Invisible Lady

    American Short Fiction (forthcoming)

  • Woman of the House

    Story (forthcoming)

    Winner of the Story Foundation Prize

  • The Sunshine Family

    Southern Indiana Review (Spring 2023)

  • Orchid Children

    The Normal School (April 19, 2023) Read online

  • La Mesa

    Arts & Letters (Spring 2022)

  • The Participants

    Gulf Coast (Summer/Fall 2022)

  • Divided House

    The Hopkins Review (Winter 2022)

  • The Swing of Things

    Four Way Review (November 15, 2021) Read online

  • Sea Ice

    The Journal (45.1 (2021)) Read online

  • Interview

    Chicago Quarterly Review (Vol. 32 2020)

  • Kings of Bohemia

    Third Coast (Spring/Summer 2020)

News & Events

  • Winner of Story Magazine's Story Foundation Prize
    Apr 21, 2023

    "Woman of the House" has been named the winner of the Story Foundation Prize.

  • Mississippi Book Festival: August 20, 2022
    Aug 5, 2022

    Check out the Short Story Panel as well as all the amazing writers and panels!




  • Recipient of Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) Literary Arts Fellowship
    Jul 11, 2022

    This grant is a portion of the $1.65 million in grants MAC awarded in Fiscal Year 2023. MAC grants are made possible by continued funding from the Mississippi State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.  

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