Larry Smith

Larry Smith's "Renamed" is from a collection of fiction in progress called A Shield of Paris.  His story "Tight Like That" appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern (print edition), #27.  "The Shield of Paris" (near-title story of A Shield of Paris) is in Low Rent and currently nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  Other recent stories were published in Exquisite Corpse as well as Knock, Sliptongue, and PANK.  Earlier fiction appeared in Hambone and spork.  His poetry was in Descant (Canada), among others, and his articles and essays in Modern Fiction Studies, Social Text, The Boston Phoenix, and others.