Sean Ferrell

Sean Ferrell writes speculative novels and short stories, as well as picture books about kids who don’t know why they keep getting into trouble.

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Sean Ferrell lives and works in New York City. He has published novels with HarperPerennial (Numb) and Soho Press (Man in the Empty Suit) and picture books with S&S (The Snurtch and I Don’t Like Koala). Sean likes homemade buffalo wings, homemade bagels, and homemade writing about himself in the third person.

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Bodies at Rest

Published Apr 10, 2019 · 6,453 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 417 views

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When gravity fails, Isaac looks for what holds him.


Now Leaving the Surface




Published Apr 2, 2019 · 1,225 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 365 views

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Living in the past can ruin your future.


Vintage portrait photography collection



Building an Elephant

Published Mar 26, 2019 · 7,584 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 292 views

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When the neighbors show off their off-the-lot new elephant for everyone to see, Mike's dad decides to build his own out of spare parts. Getting it to work might mean Mike betrays himself and the neighbors' trust. [Building an Elephant was originally published by Adirondack Review: It won the Fulton Prize for Fiction.]


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