Jim Gavin’s short story “Costello” is in the December 6, 2010 issue of The New Yorker, in stores today. The abstract from the magazine’s website describes the piece as a “short story about a plumbing salesman and widower who lives alone in suburban California.”
Jim was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and is a current fiction student in Boston University’s Creative Writing program. He is also a Lecturer at BU and will teach EN 405, Writing of Fiction, to undergraduates in Spring 2011.
“Costello” may be accessed online to those with a subscription to The New Yorker’s website. http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/features/2010/12/06/101206fi_fiction_gavin#ixzz16hpRYaXg
Congratulations to Jim!