The stories in The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons first appeared in the following journals:
“The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons” was a finalist for the Machigonne Fiction Contest and published in The New Guard.
“The Chair” was published in Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art.
“The Allure of All This” in TriQuarterly #126.
“A Seat at the Table” in TriQuarterly #121.
“Correction” in Knee-Jerk.
“Women” in TriQuarterly #121.
“Octaves” in TriQuarterly #121.
“Iris and the Inevitable Sorrow, or The Knock at the Door” was a finalist for The Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award at Mid-American Review and published in The Normal School.
“Silhouette” was published in the Velocity Fall Fiction issue.
“A Fulfilling Life” in Isthmus.
“Blue Door: A Collection of Passings” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in Poet Lore.
“Adrift” and “Storyville” was published in Ascent.
“Rescue” in Sawmill.