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S.P. Miskowski

Author's Bio

S.P. Miskowski's debut novel, KNOCK KNOCK, and her first novella, DELPHINE DODD, have been shortlisted for a Shirley Jackson Award. Both books are part of THE SKILLUTE CYCLE, which includes two more novellas: ASTORIA and IN THE LIGHT. All four books are published by Omnium Gatherum Media. Rated by Black Static book critic Peter Tennant as "one of the most interesting and original writers to emerge in recent years," Miskowski has written short stories published in Supernatural Tales, Identity Theory, Other Voices, and the anthology Detritus. Her work has received a Swarthout Award and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships.

Publications and Prizes

In the Light (Omnium Gatherum, 2014), Astoria (Omnium Gatherum, 2013), Delphine Dodd (Omnium Gatherum, 2012), Knock Knock (Omnium Gatherum, 2011)
October Dreams 2 (Cemetery Dance, 2015), Little Visible Delight (Omnium Gatherum, 2014), Detritus (Omnium Gatherum, 2012)
Black Ice, Black Static, Ergo, Fine Madness, Hayden's Ferry Review, Identity Theory, Other Voices
Two-time Shirley Jackson Award Nominee, Swarthout Award Winner

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Lolita, A Good Man is Hard to Find, The Orchid Thief, The Silent Woman, Catch-22, The Haunting of Hill House, I Am Legend, Nabokov's Dozen, Slaughterhouse Five, The Devil All the Time, The White Album
Favorite Authors:
Flannery O'Connor, Janet Malcolm, Shirley Jackson, Vladimir Nabokov, Laird Barron, Joan Didion, Kurt Vonnegut, Donald Ray Pollock, Joe Hill

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Listing last updated: February 8, 2016

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Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Celtic American
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Raised in:
Decatur, GA

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