Duke Southard is an award-winning writer across numerous genres and publications. He is married, has three children, and lives in Arizona.
The Fallacy of Closure: And Other Award-Winning Short Stories and Essays
Highly acclaimed for fiction filled with nuanced, believable characters, and suspenseful plots, author Duke Southard combines his stories for the first time alongside his compelling nonfiction essays in The Fallacy of Closure: And Other Award-Winning Short Stories and Essays.
This eclectic collection comprises a variety of expertly crafted tales — from a teacher’s scary night ride on a frozen lake, broken dreams, growing up with a Greatest Generation father, the tragedy of losing a son, and an apocalyptic fantasy. The collection also includes “The Fallacy of Closure,” winner of the 2016 Writer’s Digest Literary Competition, and two bonus chapters from the upcoming Parker Havenot novel from Southard’s popular detective series.