Release Date: January 1, 2013


A chapbook of flash fiction pieces previously published in Tin House, Narrative, MicroFictin, Zyzzyva, SmokeLong Quarterly, Green Mountains Review, and others.



“Nimble and dazzling, Giles’ brief pieces surprise, even haunt, with their impact. Giles is a brilliant and deft writer. Sentences live in this collection that I want to keep forever…and live is the right word. Bothered teems with life, potent, passionate, individualistic life.”
- Leslie Daniels

Bothered can be ordered directly from the publisher of Split Oak Press: