October is filled with lots of short short story magic for listeners to the No Extra Words Podcast. Ten fabulous stories from ten fantastic contributors are on your way between now and All Hallow’s Eve, including two on Wednesday, the first by fantastic contributor Nathan Alling Long.

Nathan Alling Long lives in Philadelphia and teaches creative writing at Stockton University in NJ. The recipient of a Mellon Foundation Fellowship, a Truman Capote Literary Trust Scholarship, and a Pushcart Prize nomination, Nathan has work in many journals, including Tin House, Glimmer Train, The Sun, and Indiana Review. His collection of short stories, Everything Merges with the Night, was a finalist for the Hudson Book Manuscript Prize and is currently seeking publication. For more information and other stories and essays, please visit http://wp.stockton.edu/longn/.

Enjoy your weekend…see you Wednesday!