Alix Christie


Winner of the 2021 Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize in fiction from The Missouri Review.

“Perhaps it began right after the Day No One Could Breathe.” A family faces climate change in lockdown.

The Dacha

Finalist, 2016 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award.

A couple tread the complicated border between east and west in this story set in the woods outside Berlin. 

For Sale, Baby Shoes, Never Worn

2010 Foolscap Press

Ernest Hemingway’s iconic six-word story is the occasion for a remarkable limited letterpress edition. Six stories by six writers, including Michael Palin and Susan Straight, interpret the theme.

To Ground

Winner 2011 McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Fiction, The Southwest Review

A man and his son struggle with the onset of mental illness