Larry Griffin's flash stories are remarkable and unpredictable, carrying the readers through sudden, strange journeys. Frequently writing in a gray zone between traditional fiction and true non-fiction, Larry explores our most complex questions in a simple, straightforward style.
Larry D. Griffin was born, reared, and educated in Oklahoma. Presently he serves as Professor of English and Dean of Arts and Sciences at Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg, Tennessee.
Griffin has published more than sixty nonfiction articles, more three dozen short stories, and more than two hundred poems in regional, national, and international journals, ezines, and little magazines. His books of poetry include New Fires (Full Count, 1982), The Blue Water Tower (Poetry Around, 1984), and Airspace (Slough Press, 1989). Seventeen of his short stories appear in his collection A Gathering of Samphire and Other Stories (Poetry Around, 1990). You can find his work on-line at sites like The Beaded Strand, Duct Tape Press, The Miserere Review, Phic-shun, Masquerade, The Northern Michigan Journal's Fall '98 Issue, The TRINARY Journal, Mind Fire's September 1998 and October 1998 issues, Limestone Poetry Magazine, Weimar Design Group, Gravity, a Room without Walls, Thunder Sandwich, and 2River's Summer 1998 Issue. Drop him a line at LGRIFFIN@DSCCLAN.DSCC.CC.TN.US.
Griffin has exhibited his art works in juried shows in Allentown, Dallas, Los Angeles, Omaha, Phoenix, Winston-Salem, Midland, Texas, Merrick, New York, and Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Larry's works here at Unlikely Stories are:
July 1999 - July 2000:
Birmingham: The First Time
At the Hotel
Kahkewaqonaby or Peter Jones?