Pale Hearts: Stories

Pales Hearts cover with birds flying against sky

“Emily Eckart’s debut short story collection is unique and outstanding first and foremost for her literary craftswomanship… The fifteen thought-provoking stories in Pale Hearts are both literature and entertainment.” —Compulsive Reader

“Her writing is on a different level than the everyday story… A gifted writer like Eckart deserves to be heard and her collection will leave you wanting more.” —Cellar Door Lit

Pale Hearts is a beautiful and modern collection of short stories. Eckart’s style is sharp and her eye is keen… I suspect we will read more of this woman’s writing in the future.” —Story Circle

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Novel chapter — Ragweed, Spring 2020

College Audition (novel excerpt) — Philadelphia Stories, Winter 2018

Beginnings (novel excerpt) — Real Women Write 2017 anthology

Edited Volumes

Editor of Battle for Athens, a collection of poetry by Anna Faktorovich (Anaphora Literary Press, 2012)