Seth Fried



Seth Fried is a recurring contributor to The New Yorker’s “Shouts and Murmurs” and NPR’s “Selected Shorts.” His writing has also appeared in Tin House, One Story, Electric Literature, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, Vice, and many others. His short stories have been anthologized in the 2011 and 2013 Pushcart Prize Anthologies as well as The Better of McSweeney’s Vol 2. He currently lives in Brooklyn with his fiancée and their two goldfish.

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The Municipalists

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The Great Frustration

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Cuentos para Algernon: Año IV

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“What I am saying is that only when you give up on the fantasy of moral authority can you approach any problem without doing more harm than good.”
Seth Fried, The Municipalists

“Just my luck. The first colleague I'd befriended at the agency and it was an alcoholic supercomputer.”
Seth Fried, The Municipalists

“Couldn’t you have lied about something else?"
OWEN gave me a long, blank look, as if by asking this question I had betrayed a fundamental lack of understanding with respect to the intensity of his hangover.”
Seth Fried, The Municipalists

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