Selected Publications

Bernard Grant’s writing has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, New Delta Review, The South Carolina Review, Third Coast, and Craft, among other online and print publications. Bernard’s scholarly interests focus on American racism through the lens of American slavery as cultural trauma, as well as gender and disability, and their craft specialties include first person narration in fiction as well as episodic forms in both fiction and memoir. 

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Fly back at me {chapbook}

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Puzzle Pieces {chapbook}

Third Coast: "Well", 2020

 Issue 48

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Craft: “The Caregiver”, 2020

Original Publication: Chicago Tribune Printers Row, 2016

Nominated for Pushcart Prize in 2020.

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

The South Carolina Review: “The Gap Between Us,” 2018

Volume 50.2, Spring 

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Day One: “An Hour from Home”, 2017

Originally published in Day One, a weekly literary journal dedicated to short fiction and poetry from emerging writers.

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Crab Orchard Review: “Hoodlum“, Volume 21

Finalist in COR’s Charles Johnson Fiction Award and Jack Dyer Fiction Prize, 2017

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

New Delta Review: “I Only Remember What You’ve Told Me,” 2016

Issue 7.1 

Best of the Net Nomination in 2017.

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Cheap Pop: “Saturday Night”

Honorable Mention in Micro-Fiction Contest, 2015.

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Fiction Southeast: “Wind”, 2015

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Hippocampus Magazine: “Bereaved,” 2015

The Literary Review: Puzzle Pieces, 2018

Original Publication: Compose, 2015

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Stirring: “Stand, Step, Stumble”, 2015

Puzzle Pieces, Bernard Grant

Museum of Americana: “Paper, Clips”, 2015

Best of the Net Nomination in 2017.