Ron Carlson

Ron Carlson is the award-winning author of four story collections and five novels. His fiction has appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Playboy and GQ, and has been featured on NPR’s This American Life and Selected Shorts as well as in Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. His novella, “Beanball,” was recently selected for Best American Mystery Stories. He is the director of the UC Irvine writing program and lives in Huntington Beach, California.

Ron Carlson

Books by Ron Carlson

by Ron Carlson - Fiction

In the small town of Oakpine, Wyoming, four men try to make peace with who they are in the world. In high school, they were in a band, and readers learn what has become of these friends and the different directions of their lives. Now that they are reunited, getting the band back together might be the most important thing they can do.