Freight Stories


Andrew Scott is the author of Naked Summer, a collection of short stories, and Modern Love, a single-story chapbook. He is also the editor of 24 Bar Blues: Two Dozen Tales of Bars, Booze, and the Blues, an anthology forthcoming in 2013. His stories and other work have appeared in Esquire, Glimmer Train Stories, Mid-American Review, The Cincinnati Review, Night Train, Ninth Letter, Hobart, The Writer’s Chronicle, and other publications.

Victoria Barrett’s stories have appeared in Colorado Review, The Massachusetts Review, Confrontation, and You Must Be This Tall to Ride. She is the editor and publisher of Engine Books, a boutique fiction press with titles by Patricia Henley, Myfanwy Collins, Debra Monroe, Sybil Baker, Courtney Elizabeth Mauk, Gregory Spatz, and others.

Andrew and Victoria served as co-managing editors of Puerto del Sol from 2000-2002 while earning MFA degrees from New Mexico State University’s creative writing program. They married in 2005 and moved to Irvington, an Indianapolis neighborhood named for Washington Irving, where streets are named for Hawthorne and Emerson. They live, write, and edit in an old house adorned with a historic designation plaque featuring Washington Irving’s floating head.


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