Jason Ockert

Jason Ockert is the author of Rabbit Punches (Low Fidelity Press, 2006), a collection of short stories. His work has been included in New Stories from the South, Best American Mystery Stories, and many journals. He teaches at Coastal Carolina University.


Arc went into the city to soothe a woman’s hands. Her name was Muir. She entered the bakery wearing a scarf and sunglasses one afternoon and pointed to a pastry filled with cream, behind the glass. Arc began to fetch…