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Aarron Sholar

I’m just an essayist is all.

Aarron Sholar is a Pushcart-nominated transgender writer who has works published in Thin Air Online, Sunspot Lit (awarded the Quarterly Editor’s Prize), Broadkill Review (nominated for Best of the Net 2022 and The Pushcart Prize), Sierra Nevada Review, 45th Parallel Literary Magazine, and others. He holds a BA from Salisbury University and is an MFA candidate in CNF at MNSU, Mankato, where he is Head CNF Editor of Blue Earth Review. He is also a prose reader for Beaver Magazine.



“The Him Sim” – Thin Air Online 2022

“Our Obit” – Sunspot Lit 2022 (Awarded the Quarterly Editor’s Prize)

“Suppose” – Dead Skunk Mag 2022

“Measured in Men” – The Broadkill Review Vol. 16.3 Summer 2022 (Best of the Net 2022 & Pushcart Prize Nominee)

“At the Abandoned Asylum” – Beaver Magazine Issue 3 “Love Sprung” Summer 2022

“Circular Time” – Hobart’s Web Features Oct. 2021

“In the Event that the Wildfire (or Life) is Heading your Way and Cannot be Stopped” – Sierra Nevada Review Spring 2021

“A Plane Between” – 45th Parallel Issue 5 Spring 2020

“The Next Frame” – Polaris Issue 69 2019


“An Unexpected Dialogue” – The McNeese Review Spring 2023

“A Revealing Conversation in the Sand” – Scarab Magazine Spring 2019


Aarron Sholar


Twitter: @aarron_sholar