Episode 2: Robert Long Foreman Reads “Weird Pig Meets Owen Flye” from Chicago Quarterly Review

In this episode, Robert Long Foreman reads his story “Weird Pig Meets Owen Flye” from Chicago Quarterly Review, Volume 29.


Robert Long Foreman‘s first novel, Weird Pig, (which this story is adapted from) won the Nilsen Prize for a First Novel. It will be published in October 2020. His collection of short stories, I Am Here to Make Friends, will be published in early 2020. His first book, Among Other Things, a collection of essays, won the inaugural Robert C. Jones Prize for Short Prose and is published by Pleiades Press. He earned a Ph.D. in English with a Creative Writing emphasis at the University of Missouri. He lives in Kansas City.


The Chicago Quarterly Review is a nonprofit, independent literary journal publishing short stories, poems, translations and essays by both emerging and established writers since 1994. They have had work chosen for Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, the O. Henry Prize Stories and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. Their mission is to stimulate, entertain, and inspire.