Forthcoming and Recent Work

True Chili (Underwood Press)

My short story Steam was published in True Chili, the western themed literary journal of Underwood Press, on January 15, 2021. 

https://underwoodpress.com/truechili/2021/01/15/steam-by-william-burtch/

Great Lakes Review

The story Mrs. Weaver’s Weed was published in Great Lakes Review on November 12, 2020. This piece was edited by Mitch James.
http://greatlakesreview.org/mrs-weavers-weed/

Schuylkill Valley Journal

The story At the Dark was published in Schuylkill Valley Journal on October 19, 2020. This piece was edited by Jenna Geisinger.

http://www.svjlit.com/fiction#/fiction/svj-online-october-2020-at-the-dark-by-william-burtch-fiction/

American Fiction Volume 17 (New Rivers Press) 

The story The Owls of El Centro was published in American Fiction Volume 17, an anthology of New Rivers Press on November 1, 2019.
Volume 17 was edited by Andre Dubus Award winner and Pushcart Prize nominated author Bruce Pratt. Past judges and editors of American Fiction include Anne Tyler, Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim O’Brien, Alan Davis and Charles Baxter, among others.

Barren Magazine

The story Moths of a Distant Light  was published October, 2019, in Issue 11. This piece was thoughtfully edited by Pushcart Prize nominated author Meagan Lucas.
https://barrenmagazine.com/moths-of-a-distant-light/

The Airgonaut

The story Their Wildness was published in the September, 2019 issue of The Airgonaut, edited by Sheldon Lee Compton.
https://theairgonautblog.wordpress.com/

BULL

The story Losing Will was published at BULL online in March, 2019. BULL is edited by former Many Voices Project winner and Pushcart Prize nominated writer Benjamin Drevlow.
http://bullmensfiction.com/fiction/losing-will/

Northwest Indiana Literary Journal

The story An Island Between was published online in September, 2018, in Northwest Indiana Literary Journal, edited by Pushcart Prize nominated and Lisagor Award winning author and journalist Joseph S. Pete.
https://northwestindianaliteraryjournal.wordpress.com/about/