Author of The Cucumber King of Kėdainiai, In Lithuanian Wood, Centaur of the North, and B. Horror and Other Stories


BGSU's Jerome Library announces the Wendell Mayo Collection and Center for the Short Story!

Check out Wendell's new chapbook of four stories with Cutbank in 2017, When the Moon Was Ours for the Taking, runner-up in Cutbank's chapbook competition.

Readings and Appearances

September 20, 2017, 12:30p, "The Journey Out: The Storyteller as Witness" at Jerome Library, North Atrium, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

March 31, 2017, 11:00 am, "Survival House: An Island in the Atomic Age," College English Association Conference, Ballroom E, Hilton Head Marriott, Hilton Head Island, SC.

February 9, 2017, 8:30 pm, AWP Offsite Event: Chapbook Release Reading, Colony Club, Washington, DC. For details, click here.

November 3, 2016, 7:30 pm, Prout Chapel. Featured Reader, Winter Wheat Festival, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

September 1, 2016, 7:30 pm, Donnell Theater of the Wolfe Center for the Arts. "All My Lonely Ones” (with Jackie Cummins and F. Daniel Rzicznek). Spotlight on the Arts: Creative Writing, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

April 7, 2016, 6:00 PM, Smith Chapel, Penn State Erie, Erie, PA.

Short Fiction Publications

Recent and Forthcoming

"A Mindfulness Becoming Less." Confrontation 121 (2017).
"Burn Barrel." Lake Effect 21 (2017).
"When the Moon Was Ours for the Taking." Event 45.3 (2017).
"Hands." Masque & Spectacle 10 (2016).
"Rain Enough.Per Contra 39 (2016).
“Story of a Postcard.” Chariton Review 38.2 (2016).
“Green Fire Ponds of Molėtai.” Prism Review 17 (2015).
Cherry Pie.Hotel Amerika 13 (2015).

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