Dennis McFarland

Dennis McFarland’s most recent novel is Nostalgia. His short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, and the Scholar, among other places.


“He averted his eyes and remembered something a yoga teacher had often told him, that when you thought people were laughing at you, they were only laughing near you.”

by Dennis McFarland | Thursday, February 09, 2023


“Naturally, we feared that some form of retribution would be waiting for us, but to our relief we didn’t see Daddy Perry again until suppertime.”

by Dennis McFarland | Tuesday, June 02, 2020


Two boys pay a visit to their father

by Dennis McFarland | Monday, June 03, 2019


by Dennis McFarland | Monday, March 06, 2017

The Preacher’s Wife

by Dennis McFarland | Friday, September 01, 2006

Start Off Dead

by Dennis McFarland | Monday, January 06, 2014


by Dennis McFarland | Friday, March 01, 2013

Handsome Boy 

by Dennis McFarland | Friday, December 06, 2013