They Kept Running

978-1-57441-863-7 Paperback
5.5 x 8.5 x 0 in
240 pp.
Pub Date: 03/30/2022


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They Kept Running takes its title from a story about three women running in a national park in the Arizona desert, where they are warned to watch out for mountain lions and the heat, but where the real threat they encounter is men in a jeep. This collection of fifty-seven small stories catalogs the lives of women and girls as they grapple with the hazards of navigating the human world.

Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction

Published by University of North Texas Press