Tom Dibblee is a writer living in Los Angeles. His fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train and his nonfiction has appeared in Pacific Standard, the Los Angeles Review of Books and The Point. He is the founding editor of Trop.
"Fairy Tales,"The Point (July 10, 2014). Elizabeth Gilbert is divisive because she can't resist ending her stories happily.
"Stuck in a Sixth-Floor Penthouse," Glimmer Train (April 2014). This story placed second in Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers. It's about a trio of young people who get stuck in a condo. (Print only)
"Jay McInerney, the New York Fantasy, and Wine,"Los Angeles Review of Books (October 3, 2012). Jay McInerney burst onto the literary scene in the '80s with Bright Lights, Big City. Now he does wine writing. How did this happen? What went wrong?
"Club Monaco Man: Part One,"Trop (September 24, 2012). Everyone knows Club Monaco pants are perfect. Thanks to this imagined interview, now everybody knows why.