D Magazine July 2020
Ray Wylie Hubbard’s ode to the city at night finds its way into author Harry Hunsicker’s pen.
By Harry Hunsicker
We figured the late 90s Bedhead song would be a good inspiration for a short story.
By Joe Milazzo
The Old 97’s make an appearance in our summer microfiction series.
By Will Clarke
Erykah Badu’s 2010 classic gets reimagined.
By Latoya Watkins
The Mountain Goats’ 2002 standout becomes the foundation for a short.
By Kimberly King Parsons
Eighteen years later, Norah Jones’ single is still sparking creativity.
By Sanderia Faye
No anthology of short stories inspired by local music is complete without Tripping Daisy.
By Blake Kimzey
We couldn’t ask local authors to use a local song for the inspiration for a short story without including Pantera.
By Samantha Mabry
Big Tuck made a classic in 2006. Author Ben Fountain takes its title and reimagines the 1940s.
By Ben Fountain
The breakout single from the band now known as The Chicks serves as the foundation for this short, by author Julia Heaberlin.
By Julia Heaberlin
Our final short story in our summer microfiction series is this take on Jeannie C. Riley’s (perfectly named) 1969 track.
By Kathleen Kent
The 1972 Bobby Patterson classic is still inspiring almost half a century later.
By Sai Selvarajan
Kelly Clarkson’s 2004 earworm pop hit becomes inspiration for a different sort of tour of Dallas.
By David Hopkins
You had to know Leon Bridges would show up in our summer microfiction package, right?
By Jesus De La Torre