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Peter Orner

Peter Orner’s memoir, Am I Alone Here?, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His stories have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, and he has twice received a Pushcart Prize. He is a former member of the Volunteer Fire Department in Bolinas, California.

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Fiction: ‘Jimmy’

Peter Orner introduces us to a cast of characters on the barstools of Smiley’s in Bolinas, California.

Dec 21, 2022
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Above Santa Cruz

From the author of Maggie Brown & Others, a new short story involving a dilapidated mansion, Lizzie Borden, and a feeling of existential loneliness.

Jul 9, 2019
Hearst Editorial

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