Stonecoast Review Publishes MFA Student Briana McDonald’s Story, “Community Service”

Stonecoast Review Publishes MFA Student Briana McDonald’s Story, “Community Service”

Posted by Gracelyn Weaver in publications, Worth Reading

BrianaFDU MFA student Briana McDonald’s story, “Community Service,” appears in the current issue of Stonecoast Review. The story begins:

In the back of the night market, there were rows of seats where white men reclined and had their shoulders rubbed down by the Cambodian masseuses. I found it odd that they were lined up, right there at the back of the rows of bags, scarves, and shirts, the first break in a maze of tiny shops and racks.


Read more at Stonecoast Review.

Briana McDonald’s fiction has appeared in Marathon Literary Review and Rozyln: Short Fiction by Women Writers. She is currently an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where she received the Mitch and Lynn Baumeister Global MFA Scholarship in Creative Writing.

In the past her writing has been awarded the Adrian Tinsley Summer Research Grant from Bridgewater State University. She served as editor-in-chief of The Bridge Fine Arts Journal, literature editor of Aegir Magazine, and is currently associate online editor, reader, and fiction reviewer for The Literary Review. You can find more about her at

Are you interested in studying with Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Low Residency MFA program? Learn more.

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