This Friday–October 10, 8pm, at the Beverly Hills Public Library–the New Short Fiction Series will feature the stories of Bay Area writer Tom Barbash, a writer to watch out for. Barbash is the author of the novel The Last Good Chance (which Publisher’s Weekly called “a taut, intricate vision of ambition, corruption and love”); and the bestselling non-fiction work, On Top of the World: Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick and 9/11: A Story of Loss & Renewal. His criticism and interviews have been published in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer. His stories have been published in Tin House, Story, the Virginia Quarterly Review, and One-Story. He is a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford; and a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, which counts Peter Orner and ZZ Packer among its members.
- “The Break” (Tin House)
- “Scratch” (Big Ugly Review)
- Q&A in One-Story
- a video of Barbash reading from On the Road