Chris Helvey’s short stories have appeared in numerous reviews and journals including Kudzu, The Chaffin Journal, Best New Writing, New Southerner, Bayou, Dos Passos Review, and Coal City Review. His novel, Whose Name I Did Not Know, and his short story collection, Claw Hammer, are both available from Hopewell Publications. His latest novel, Snapshot, has just been released by Livingston Press. Helvey serves as editor of Trajectory journal.
Coal mining, hunting squirrels, and drinking liquor are enough for Eddie Burke. Then he meets Turp Lawson and nothing is ever the same.