‘Night Moves’ by Ross Showalter.

‘Night Moves’ by Ross Showalter.


The second short story we are reading this week is “Night Moves” by Ross Showalter. Ross Showalter is a deaf queer writer whose stories and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Electric LiteratureStrange HorizonsBlack Warrior ReviewAlien Magazine, and elsewhere. His work has been included in Entropy Magazine’s Best of 2019 Online Fiction List. He holds a BFA in creative writing from Portland State University. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

“Night Moves” is about a young man who recounts a failed relationship with a Deaf man while grappling with the psychological aftermath of it.


Carefully read through “Night Moves” by Ross Showalter. Read it slowly! Read it twice! Use the questions above to help you annotate. This reading I am providing as a link because there is a recording of the author reading his work mbedded in the article.

“Night Moves” (Links to an external site.) by Ross Showalter

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