Shannon Cain


“This is a work of finely calibrated emotional registers that will set the bar high for Cain's next book.”

Publishers Weekly

“Cain takes fringy characters and makes them lovable...each tale is served up with comedy and pizzazz.”

Ms. Magazine

Great Reads for Fall 2011

“This is a gripping, touching, powerful collection of stories.”

The Nervous Breakdown

Best Books of 2011


Liquid: A Road Trip Residency Year.

blogging here.

A generous meditation on “Necessity” now up at The Millions

Juniper Beach” has been selected

for a 2013 Pushcart Prize

A very nice review at the

Lambda Literary Review