Fire and Forget
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
Matt Gallagherco-editor of Fire and Forget and author of Kaboom
Roy Scrantonco-editor of Fire and Forget
Colum McCannNational Book Award winner and best-selling author of Let the Great World Spin
Siobhan Fallonauthor of You Know When the Men Are Gone
Colby Buzzellauthor of My War
Brian Turnerauthor of Here, Bullet (Hurt Locker”)
and nine others.
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 NPR.org
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