Lynn Freed
Lynn Freed
 

Fiction/Memoir

"We Were So Happy Then: Life In The New South Africa"
Harper's Magazine, March, 2019

"A Too Close Encounter"
Traveler's Tale, The Wall Street Journal, January, 2018

"Honky, Napoleon & the Empress Wu"
Memoir, Harper's Magazine, February, 2015
(Included in "THE ROMANCE OF ELSEWHERE)

"The Way Things Are Going"
Story, Harper's Magazine, August, 2013
O. HENRY AWARD, 2015

Gloria Mundi
Memoir, Ploughshares Non-Fiction Issue, ed. Patricia Hampl, Fall, 2012
(Included in "THE ROMANCE OF ELSEWHERE")

"Keeping Watch"
Memoir, Harper's Magazine, January, 2011, featured in BEST AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING, Houghton Mifflin, 2012
(Included in "THE ROMANCE OF ELSEWHERE)

"Sunshine"
Story, Narrative Magazine, Spring, 2010
O. HENRY AWARD, 2011
THE DARK END OF THE STREET, Bloomsbury, 2010

"National Dress"
Original work, presented at 18th annual PEN/Faulkner Foundation Award for Fiction Gala,
Elizabethan Theatre of the Folger Shakespeare Library, 24 September, 2007
Printed as 'Twilight Zones', memoir, Washington Life, December, 2007

"Running the Smalls Through"
Memoir, THE OTHER WOMAN, ed. by Victoria Zackheim, Warner Books, New York, Spring, 2007
(Included in "THE ROMANCE OF ELSEWHERE")

"Lost Beach World"
Memoir, Allure, June, 2007
(Included as 'Beach of the Lost World' in "THE ROMANCE OF ELSEWHERE")

"Whose Life Was It, Anyway?"
Memoir, O Magazine, August, 2006

*“This Flesh, This Ghost”*
Story, Narrative Magazine, Summer, 2004
Republished in Rattapallax Magazine, Spring, 2005

*"The Widow's Daughter"*
Story, Southwest Review, Winter, 2002
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"The First Rule of Happiness"
Story, Tin House, Summer, 2002
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"An Error of Desire"
Story, Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring, 2002
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Motion Sickness"
Story, Santa Monica Review, Fall, 2000

"Twilight"
Story, Harper's Magazine, May, 1999
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"The Lovely, Lovely"
Memoir, The Atlantic Monthly, November, 1998
(Included as 'Luck' in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Under the House"
Story, Bomb (Fiction Issue), October, 1998
Reprinted in BEST AMERICAN EROTICA, ed. Susie Bright, 2006
Reprinted in NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF LITERATURE BY WOMEN, ed. Sandra Gilbert, Susan Gubar, 2007
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Ma, A Memoir"
Story, The New Yorker, September, 30, 1996
Reprinted in MORE STORIES WE TELL: THE BEST CONTEMPORARY SHORT STORIES BY NORTH AMERICAN WOMEN, ed. Wendy Martin, Pantheon Books, 2004
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

Broadcast on "Stories on Stage", WBEZ, Chicago, IL, March 13, 2005
Performed by Marian Seldes, Selected Shorts, Symphony Space, New York, NY, Jan. 24, 2007

"Songbird"
Story, Story, Spring, 1996
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"The Mirror"
Story, Harper's Magazine, July, 1995
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Out of the Public Eye"
Story, Femina, South Africa, April, 1995
Reprinted in Confrontation, Spring, 1996

"Family of Shadows"
Story, Mirabella, July, 1994
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"The Curse of the Appropriate Man"
Story, in LOVE'S SHADOW: THE DARK SIDE OF LOVE,
ed. Amber Sumrall Coverdale, The Crossing Press, Freedom, CA, Fall, 1993
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Selina Comes to the City"
Story, AMERICAN SHORT FICTION, vol. I, no.2
Listed as one of 100 Other Distinguished Stories of 1991, Best Short Stories of 1992,
ed. Robert Stone, Houghton Mifflin, April, 1991
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"Foreign Student"
Story, SHAKING EVE'S TREE: SHORT STORIES OF JEWISH WOMEN,
ed. Sharon Niederman, Jewish Publication Society, August, 1990
Reprinted in Femina, South Africa, July, 1994
Podcast on Nextbook.org, January, 2006
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"William"
Story, Zyzzyva, San Francisco, September, 1987
(Included in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")

"A Good Article"
Story, Company Magazine, London, March, 1986
(Included as 'Liars, Cheats & Cowards' in "THE CURSE OF THE APPROPRIATE MAN")