Litro #147: Space – Driving Range

A man in Memphis contemplates his own shortcomings while observing his seemingly smugly content neighbours, and their tiny yapping dogs.

Nat Akin's short fiction has appeared in The Missouri Review, Ecotone, and Tampa Review, and most recently, his story "Reno" received the Florida Review's 2015 Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award. A prior recipient of one of two annual fellowships awarded in Literary Arts by the Tennessee Arts Commission, he lives in Memphis, where he directs the story booth literary space for Crosstown Arts.