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Aurelie Sheehan's collection of stories, Once into the Night, is the recipient of FC2's 2018 Catherine L. Doctorow Prize for Innovative Fiction (FC2, February 2019). She is the author of two novels (History Lesson for Girls and The Anxiety of Everyday Objects) and three previous collections (Jack Kerouac Is Pregnant, Jewelry Box: A Collection of Histories, and Demigods on Speedway). This Blue, a novella, was published as a Ploughshares Solo in 2014. Individual stories and essays have appeared in Alaska Quarterly, Conjunctions, Epoch, Fence, Mississippi Review, Nimrod International Journal, New England Review, The New York Times, Ploughshares, and The Southern Review. Sheehan has received a Pushcart Prize, a Jack Kerouac Literary Award, a Camargo Fellowship, and an Artists Projects Award from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She is a professor of fiction and the head of the English Department at the University of Arizona.


Once into the Night named by Entropy & Big Other in great lists of new fiction by small presses, Feb/March 2019.




Tucson Festival of Books

Panel: Razor Sharp Short Stories

Saturday, March 2 11:30-12:30, Student Union Kachina

Panel: I'll Tell It My Way

Sunday, March 3 11:30-12:30, Student Union Kachina


Reading with Ann Lewis and Larry Sheehan

Amherst Books

8 Main Street

Amherst, MA

Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m.


Reading with Salvatore Scibona

Newtonville Books

10 Langley Rd.

Newton, MA

Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m.



Barnes & Noble

5230 E. Broadway Blvd.

Tucson, AZ

Sunday, March 10, 2-3 p.m.


Release Party & Reading
EXO Roast Co.

403 N. Sixth Avenue

Tucson, AZ

Everyone gets a free totally amazing broadside!

Tuesday, March 12, 7 p.m.


AWP Signing

Bookfair Booth #9029

with amazing Nicole Walker also signing her books!

Thursday, March 28, 3-4


AWP Off-Site Reading

Dorothy, Ellipsis, FC2, and Sidebrow


417 SE 11th Ave.

Portland, OR

Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m.


AWP Signing

University of Alabama Press

Bookfair Booth #9089

Friday, March 29, 10-12

Agent: Ellen Levine, Trident Media Group