Listen to fiction author Pamela Carter Joern read her winning Tamarack story, “The Fireman.”
Joern’s short story was published in Minnesota Monthly’s November 2008 issue.
Pamela Carter Joern’s first novel, The Floor of the Sky, was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and won the Nebraska Book Award for fiction. Her newest novel, The Plain Sense of Things, was published in September and is set in western Nebraska. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband Brad and teaches at the Loft Literary Center and at Hamline University.