The Secret Games of Words (Paperback)


By Karen Stefano

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781502544131, 128pp.

Publication Date: February 24, 2015

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In this superb debut collection of short stories, Karen Stefano delivers searing prose with impeccable power, humor, and wit. These brutally potent stories, each told with the urgency of heartbreak, betrayal, love, and transformation, are absolutely fearless.

About the Author

Karen Stefano is Fiction Editor for Connotation Press. Her stories have appeared in The South Carolina Review, Tampa Review, Santa Fe Literary Review, Epiphany, and elsewhere. She was nominated for the XXXVIII Pushcart Prize. To learn more about her work, please visit