EG Silverman's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in South Dakota Review, Cold Mountain Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Fugue, Berkeley Fiction Review, 2 Bridges Review, and many other literary journals. A complete list is at He was a finalist for the 2012 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction for his short story collection Hardly Any Mess At All. His novel Be My Own Father was a finalist for Black Lawrence Press' Big Moose Prize.