Books by Gary Fincke

SORRY I WORRIED YOU by Gary Fincke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Consistent and moving tales, a winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award (also see Sutton, below)."
A third collection from Fincke (Emergency Calls, 1996, etc.) is as steady as a hammer, nailing the emotional shifts of men hovering over the half-century mark. Read full book review >
EMERGENCY CALLS by Gary Fincke
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"On balance, a solid—if almost unrelentingly grim—collection."
Ten stories of a piece with Fincke's first collection, For Keepsies (1993). Read full book review >
FOR KEEPSIES by Gary Fincke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 1993

"For the most part, though, Fincke's stories are somewhat gritty and unpolished—a kind of lesser Bobbie Ann Mason for men."
Hapless young men from Pittsburgh and environs confront life's grim realities in ten stories by Fincke (The Double Negatives of Living, 1992, etc.—not reviewed), many of which first appeared in quarterlies. Read full book review >