Wil Weitzel
Contributor History

Wil Weitzel
Wil Weitzel received his MFA at New York University’s Writers Workshop in Paris. His stories have appeared in Epoch, Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. He was an NYC Emerging Writers Fellow at the Center for Fiction, won the Washington Square Review Flash Fiction Award, and is currently at work on a novel.



In Print

Vol. 74
Grendel’s Kin: The Monsters Issue
Spring 2020
Edited by Bradford Morrow


September 16, 2020
An exhibit was all you wanted

and me to lay close
my face

like a film behind a curtain
September 9, 2020
When I thought of their home life, I pictured them hunched beside flame, firelight bringing out grime on their faces.

     Between my mother and grandmother, Mrs. Hufferman is always referred to as Lilly.
June 30, 2020
The bones and crosses left out for him an emerald

Cicada dying attended by ants the emperor’s pleading face

All over town I dragged it behind me like a wing