Tom Whalen          


The Nobel Prize” by Robert Walser. tr. Tom Whalen. Suhrkamp/Insel News.
The Coffeehouse” by Robert Walser. tr. Tom Whalen. A Different Stripe: Notes from NYRB Classics, Sept. 13, 2016.
"Something About Eating" by Robert Walser, tr. Tom Whalen. Harper's (2016).
"A World of Bliss" - 3 stories by Robert Walser, tr. Tom Whalen. NYR Daily (2016).

Quantum Surge in O Central. Short stories. Obscure Publications, 2003.
The Spectral University: A Memoir of the Late Sixties
. Obscure Publications, 2005.
It's What We Do Best: Essays on War Films by Godard, Malick, and Carpenter. Obscure Publications, 2009.

Short Stories

The New Reality.” The Writing Disorder Summer 2020.
"Reading Leopardi." The Spectacle (2018).
"The Ride." Michigan Quarterly Review (1972).
"History Lesson." AGNI (2003).
"The Revelation." Midway Journal Vol. 3, No. 1 (2008).
"The Invitation" Harp & Altar (2013).
"The Exam" The Brooklyn Rail (2013).
"Another Love Story." Asymptote (2012).
"Four Novels." New World Writing (2011).
"From My Time in the Language School." Solstice (2015).
"In the Cathedral," Map Literary (fiction).
"Regarding Isabelle Huppert." New Ohio Review  (2015).
"Hero."  New Flash Fiction Review  (2016).

Prose Poems
"The Broken Thing." Literary Orphans (2017)
"Old Man and Shoe." Apocrypha and Abstractions (2016)
"Legacy," "A Doll's Tale," "The Delusions of Dolls." Double Room No. 5 (Winter/Spring 2005).
"The Man on the PlaneCafe Irreal #52 (2014).
"Streets" and "Feb. 2, 1942" Mad Hat Lit (2015).
"Ladies Slippers.Crack the Spine (2015).
Creative Nonfiction

"The Lyric." Steel Toe Review #20 (2015).


“Melville’s Descent into the Maelstrom.” The Decadent Review, 2020.
"Tom Whalen Reads Walser in an Abandoned School Bus." Words Without Borders (Spring 2008).
"Tom Whalen on Walser and the Visual Arts."Words Without Borders (Spring 2008).
"'You're a Smart Kid. Figure it Out': Robert Harmon's The Hitcher." College Hill Review No. 2 (Spring 2009).
"A Bucket of Maggots, A Can of Worms: Methods of Order in Greenan’s Macabre Collage." College Hill Review No. 7 (Spring 2011).


"Tom Whalen on Robert Walser." Interviewed by Mitchell Galloway. Subtropics.