Yannick Murphy
Contributor History

Yannick Murphy
Yannick Murphy is the author of five novels: This is the Water (HarperPerennial), The Call (HarperPerennial), Signed, Mata Hari (Little, Brown & Co.), Here They Come (McSweeney’s), and The Sea of Trees (HoughtonMifflin). She is also the author of two short-story collections, In a Bear’s Eye (Dzanc Books) and Stories in Another Language (Alfred A. Knopf); and three children’s books.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


April 17, 2018
There was a socket in the wall my mother told me not to touch. The wire innards of the plug spilled out of the unguarded hole. The wires looked like black spaghetti.
April 10, 2018
“And you say they’ve been here how long?”

     “We don’t know exactly. Our estimate is a month, approximately. It’s difficult to be sure, we don’t keep tabs on our employees, so it could well be longer, a month and a few days, perhaps.”
April 3, 2018
Cold hole in my right pant
through which
                        grass’s eyelash brushes my calf,
flirty infinite