All Her Father's Guns

Short Stories

Short Shorts




Me Interviewing People

People Interviewing Me


“James Warner is funny like Carl Hiassen and on-message like Jonathan Franzen.” -- review in Necessary Fiction

I am the author of All Her Father's Guns, a San Francisco Public Library reading list selection. My short stories have appeared in ZYZZYVA, Santa Monica Review, Mid-American Review, Web Conjunctions, Narrative, Agni Online, Electric Literature's The Outlet, and many other fine periodicals. This website contains links to and information about some of my stories, columns, essays, and other writings. Follow me on Twitter at @jameshjwarner.

Bruce Sterling: Eighteen Challenges in Contemporary Literature

Roberto Bolaño: Advice on the Art of Writing Short Stories

Contact: james jameswarner net

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