Charles Holdefer

Charles Holdefer

Charles Holdefer grew up in Iowa and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Sorbonne. He currently teaches at the University of Poitiers, France.

His short fiction has appeared in many magazines, including the New England Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, North American Review, Los Angeles Review, Slice and Yellow Silk. His story “The Raptor” won a Pushcart Prize.

He also writes essays and reviews which have appeared in The Antioch Review, World Literature Today, New England Review, The Dactyl Review, The Collagist, l’Oeil du Spectateur, New York Journal of Books, Journal of the Short Story in English and elsewhere.

By Charles Holdefer

Agitprop for Bedtime

Bring Me the Head of Mr. Boots

Dick Cheney in Shorts

Don't Look at Me

Ivan the Terrible Goes on a Family Picnic

Magic Even You Can Do: By Blast