The second short story we are reading this week is “Night Moves” by Ross Showalter. Ross Showalter is a deaf queer writer whose stories and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Electric Literature, Strange Horizons, Black Warrior Review, Alien Magazine, and elsewhere. His work has been included in Entropy Magazine’s Best of 2019 Online Fiction List. He holds a BFA in creative writing from Portland State University. He lives and works in Seattle, Washington.

“Night Moves” is about a young man who recounts a failed relationship with a Deaf man while grappling with the psychological aftermath of it.

STEP 1:
Carefully read through “Night Moves” by Ross Showalter. Read it slowly! Read it twice! Use the questions above to help you annotate. This reading I am providing as a link because there is a recording of the author reading his work mbedded in the article.

“Night Moves” (Links to an external site.) by Ross Showalter

STEP 2:
Fill out an annotation worksheet for the reading.

Blank Annotation WorksheetPreview the document here. (DOC)

Blank Annotation Worksheet Preview the documenthere. (PDF)

(You can download it, type in your responses, and save your file or you can print it out, write your answers on the worksheet, and post a scan of the document.)

 

 

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