Cover art by Alan Lastufka.
Publication Date

December 6, 2022



Print Length

16 Pages



About Mama Bird

"Mama Bird" is the dark and unsettling tale of a young picky eater and the mother willing to do anything to feed her child.

This is the first issue of the Chapman Chapbooks series. Each issue features a complete, standalone short story by author Clay McLeod Chapman. The first 100 copies of each issue are hand-signed and numbered by the author.

"Mama Bird" was originally published in Nothing Untoward: Stories from "The Pumpkin Pie Show" (Applause Books).

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About the Author

Clay McLeod Chapman is the author of the novels Ghost Eaters, Whisper Down the Lane, The Remaking, and miss corpus, short story collections nothing untoward, commencement and rest area, as well as The Tribe middlegrade series: Homeroom Headhunters, Camp Cannibal, and Academic Assassins.

About the Series

A series of chapbooks featuring original short stories by Clay McLeod Chapman.

View the Chapman Chapbooks series page.

Other Titles by Clay McLeod Chapman