OMAHA: Thursday, March 30 at The Bookworm: Nancy Stohlman will sign “After the Rapture”

See you there!! xoxo

The Bookworm in Omaha

What: Nancy Stohlman will sign After the Rapture

When: Thursday, March 30th at 6:00 p.m.

Where: The Bookworm, 2501 So. 90th St., Ste. 111


In a world just slant from our own, the people are waiting for the Rapture. But what they get is not at all what they thought it would be. Whether they’re pilgrimaging to the Very First Kentucky Fried Chicken, living in life-sized Barbie houses, taking the Marriott staff hostage, trading Candy Corn on Wall Street or draining Loch Ness to “find out the goddamn truth once and for all,” there is a familiar sort of desperation in this post-Rapture existence. In moments you will laugh at the absurdity of their world, and in other moments the darkness will feel all too familiar…

Nancy Stohlman is the author of six books including Going Short: An Invitation to Flash Fiction, winner of the 2021 Reader Views Gold Award. Her fiction includes After the RaptureMadam Velvet’s Cabaret of OdditiesThe Vixen Scream and Other Bible StoriesThe Monster Opera, and Searching for Suzi: a flash novel. Her work has been anthologized widely, appearing in the Norton anthology New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction and The Best Small Fictions 2019, as well as adapted for both stage and screen. She teaches at the University of Colorado Boulder and around the world.

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Upcoming Live Appearances for “After the Rapture” including AWP March 8-12, 2023

Friends!! I’m hoping to be able to give you a REAL HUG at one of these upcoming After the Rapture appearances! Thank you in advance for all your support! xoxoxo

AWP: Thursday, March 9, 6-8 pm Split Lip and Mason Jar Press Reading, AWP Edition, featuring Athena Dixon, Tucker Leighty-Phillips, Melissa Matthewson, Mary Lyn Reed, Nancy Stohlman, and Zach VandeZande

6-8 pm, Ozzie’s, 105 W. Mercer Street, Seattle,

AWP: Friday, March 10: Book Signing @ Bending Genres Table Friday, Friday 11 am-12 pm

AWP: Saturday, March 11: Book Signing @Split Lip Table AWP Saturday 12-1 pm

March 25: Arapahoe Community College Lit Fest presenter

March 30: In-person reading/signing at The Bookworm, Omaha NE

April 7: (Virtual) Fbomb NYC, 6 pm EST featuring Nancy Stohlman with guests Paul Beckman, Meg Tuite, Robert Vaughan, Len Kuntz, Kona Morris, Jonathan Montgomery, Rob Geisen, and Kathy Fish

April 17: (Virtual): Shorter is Better: April Book Club Guest

Posing with my old student Shin Huynh!

May 18: (Virtual) Hundred Pitchers of Honey Reading Series with Courtney LeBlanc, Yael Aldana, Nancy Stohlman. 7:30 PM EST time.

June 1: In person: Rally Reading Series Pete’s Candy Store, NYC. Full lineup TBA 

June 19: In person: Featured Reader, Spoken Word Paris. Full lineup TBA

June 22: In person: Featured Reader, Paris Lit Up. Full lineup TBA

July 14-16 Reader and Workshop Leader, Flash Fiction Festival in Bristol, UK

August 15-20: Open Your Art: High Altitude Inspiration in the Rocky Mountains Writing Retreat (