Brad Watson teaches creative writing at the University of Wyoming, Laramie. His story ‘Vacuum’ was first published in Granta 109, and will appear in appear in Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives, was published by W. W. Norton in 2010.
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Brad Watson | Interview
‘This story did emerge from the single image of the mother, angry, vacuuming while her three boys watched television, a little dumbfounded and afraid. That’s a memory from my childhood that’s always stuck with me.’