Michael Plemmons

Michael Plemmons (“Spoons”) is the author of a number of short stories, and of Fianna, a history of the Irish-American Fenian invasions of Canada. His fiction has appeared in The North American Review, Flash Fiction Online, Sudden Fiction, and in diverse anthologies, and has been featured on NPR. He lives in Wisconsin.


A month ago my brother Marty quit chemo — said screw it, no more billing. Which is fine, that was his call. But then Marty cashed out and hit the road from Attleboro, Massachusetts, with ...