Casey DW Jones holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Kansas and an MFA in Creative Writing from Hamline University, where he was a fiction editor for Water~Stone Review.

Casey was awarded a fellowship in the Loft Literary Center’s Mentor Series for 2022-23, and his fiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions. He also authors nonfiction books for school libraries.

Casey has over a decade of experience marketing small businesses and nonprofits of all sizes. He currently works as a creative copywriter for public media and resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his two daughters.

Published Fiction

Night Beaver

Flash fiction appearing in On the Run Fiction in September 2023.

Frog Pond

Short speculative fiction appearing in the Spring 2022 edition of Touchstone Literary Magazine.

Empty swings on an empty playground

Swing Me Till Summer

Short fiction appearing in the 2021 edition of Roanoke Review.

Steer the Course

Flash fiction appearing in Issue 18 of Sundog Lit in 2021. Nominated for Best Small Fictions.

High Mileage

Pushcart-nominated short fiction appearing in the Fall 2020 issue of Peatsmoke Journal.

Shit Pond

Short fiction appearing in the Fall 2018 edition of New Limestone Review.

The Hanging Tree

Short fiction originally appearing in Stoneboat Literary Journal volume 8.2. in 2018

Main Photo Credit: Taylor Hunt, Flint Hills Photography