Brian Conlon has two works previously published with The Write Room (“The Truth about Seth and Harmon” and “The Breaking Point”) . He has a J.D. from Harvard Law School (’11) and a B.A. from the University of Rochester (’08). At Rochester, he studied creative writing with Joanna Scott and continued to study creative writing at HLS (oddly enough) with Amy Hempel and Rose Moss. Brian won a short story writing competition at the University of Rochester for the short story “Telephone Bill.”
Recently his stories have appeared in the following literary magazines: The Montreal Review (“Something Tolstoyan”); Knee-Jerk (“The Spirit but not the Letter”); Write From Wrong (“Jazz Gambling”); The Fiction Week Literary Review (“Unstable Minds”); Storychord (“The Basest Clef”); Precipitate (“The Day It Snowed in San Diego”); EST (“The XY Affair” and “Secular Caninism”); Hobo Pancakes (“The Spirit but not the Letter”); The Green Bag (“Dornton v. Gallop”); Lowestoft Chronicle (“You and I Have Something in Common”); Prime Number (“The Lists”); and SN Review (“Our Hero Was Not Crazy”).