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15 April, 2011

Kevin Moffett, "Further Interpretations of Real-Life Events"

First-person POV piece of metafiction. Father and son both write stories about fathers and sons. Most of the incidents they write about are thinly disguised real events.

The story was first published in McSweeney's and subsequently in The Best American Short Stories 2010.

LINKS:
Moffett's web page
NEA page for Moffett
Moffett's essay from The Believer, "Donald Barthelme's Syllabus