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The Art of the Short Story

The Art of the Short Story: Dantiel W. Moniz and Jamel Brinkley

February 18, 2021 via Zoom

Writers Dantiel W. Moniz and Jamel Brinkley discussed the art of writing the short story and Moniz’s debut collection of short stories Milk Blood Heat. In the stories, Moniz delves into the ordinary lives of characters who find themselves in moments of self-reckoning, grappling with traumas past and present. Milk Blood Heat announces Moniz as a bright new talent to the literary world.

Brinkley is a celebrated writer, whose most recent collection of short stories, A Lucky Man, was a 2018 finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction and earned the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence in 2018.