Barry Gifford

Barry Gifford

  • A Short Story About Love, Death, and Childhood

    'Roy and the River Pirates,' by Barry Gifford

  • Beyond God and the Devil: New Fiction from Barry Gifford

    Here's a short story from the acclaimed poet, author, and screenwriter.

  • Haircut

    We are pleased to present to you a new short story by Barry Gifford, one of the shrewdest and most authentically American authors to ever put words on a page. This short and sweet one is from his forthcoming collection The Roy Stories. It's...

  • Alligator Story

    Author Barry Gifford shares with us an unpublished short story about beheading, skinning, and gutting a gator in the Gulf.

  • The Vast Difference

    If you were reading this introduction in a literary journal, it might say something like Barry Gifford is a singular, prolific force in American letters

  • Sad Stories of the Death of Kings

    It's no wonder that David Lynch made two of his best films when he adapted Barry Gifford's 'Wild at Heart' and then asked him to cowrite the script for Lost Highway.