The Story Behind the Story: “Thunder”

Thunder” was written in the thick of my graduate studies. It was one of those rare gifts in writing—a story that skips conception and gestation, arriving fully formed so urgently that to ignore it for even a moment might mean losing it. I wrote the thing at a sprint, revised it for a day or so, then returned to my course work, invigorated.

Mike Gray

About Mike Gray

Mike Gray received his MFA from Florida Atlantic University in 2012 and currently serves as an English Instructor at Hazard Community and Technical College in Kentucky. His fiction has appeared in The Baltimore Review, Carte Blanche, The Rockford Review, Foliate Oak, Riverwind, and others.