Fire and Forget

Short Stories

By Roy Scranton (Editor); Matt Gallagher (Editor); Colum McCann (Foreword by); Siobhan Fallon (Contribution by); Colby Buzzell (Contribution by); Brian Turner (Contribution by)
(Da Capo Press, Paperback, 9780306821769, 256pp.)

Publication Date: February 5, 2013

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An unprecedented collection of hard-hitting, poignant short stories written by thirteen young veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

About the Author

Contributors include:

Matt Gallagher—co-editor of Fire and Forget and author of Kaboom
Roy Scranton—co-editor of Fire and Forget
Colum McCann—National Book Award winner and best-selling author of Let the Great World Spin
Siobhan Fallon—author of You Know When the Men Are Gone
Colby Buzzell—author of My War
Brian Turner—author of Here, Bullet (“Hurt Locker”)
and nine others.

Monday, Nov 11, 2013

Roy Scranton and Jacob Siegel edited and contributed to the collection of short stories by veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They tell Fresh Air about how soldiers cope with the fear of death, and why many soldiers feel conflicted about sharing their experience with a larger audience. More at

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