Hurry Up and Relax: Stories

by Nathan Leslie



In these twenty three darkly comic short stories, Nathan Leslie portrays self-appointed cops, shoplifting teens, gym rats, prayformers, polyamorous gamers, Bob-obsessed friend-collectors, hug phobics, online stalkers, dinosaur erotica writing gurus, and self-medicating placenta eaters. Within these pages you will discover the pressing need to Hurry Up and Relax!

About the Author: 

Nathan Leslie's ten books of fiction include Three Men, Root and Shoot and The Tall Tale of Tommy Twice. Nathan's poetry, fiction, essays and reviews have appeared in hundreds of literary magazines including Boulevard, Shenandoah and North American Review. Previously Nathan was series editor for Best of the Web anthology 2008 and 2009 and he edited fiction for Pedestal Magazine. He was also interviews editor at Prick of the Spindle. Nathan is the current series editor for Best Small Fictions and he is the founder and host of the monthly Reston Readings Series. He teaches in Northern Virginia. Find Nathan on Facebook and Twitter as well as at

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