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Barry Graham

Author's Bio

Barry Graham is a four-time National Tic-Tac-Toe Association (NTTTA) champion (1988, 1994, 2004, 2006). He graduated from Rutgers University with an MFA in Creative Writing and from Eastern Michigan University with an MA. Barry currently teaches writing at Rutgers University and spends the off-season in the poker room at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. In 2008 he won the Jumpmettle Award for excellence in fiction. His debut short-story collection, The National Virginity Pledge (Another Sky Press) was released in February 2009 and was recently named a finalist for an NGI Book Award in short story / fiction.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
This Isn't Who We Are (Dogzplot, 2012), Nothing or Next to Nothing (Main Street Rag, 2011), The National Virginity Pledge (Another Sky Press, 2008)
Journals:
Cause and Effect Magazine, Cella's Round Trip, Corium Magazine, Curbside Splendor, decomP, Elimae, Everyday Genius, Frigg Magazine, GHOTI, Hobart, Insolent Rudder, Keyhole, Kill Author, Mad Hatters Review, Monkey Bicycle, Mud Luscious, nimble, Pank, Pear Noir!, Pequin, Pindeldyboz, Prick of the Spindle, Quick Fiction, SmokeLong Quarterly, Storyglossia, Temenos, The Collagist, The Los Angeles Review, thieves jargon, Wigleaf, Writers Block, Yankee Pot Roast
Prizes:
Jumpmettle Award, NGI Book Award (finalist)

Barry Graham Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Black Tickets by Jayne Anne Phillips, Prose. Poems. A Novel by Jamie Iredell, Misfits and Other Heroes by Suzanne Burns, The Collectors by Matt Bell
Favorite Books:
lullabies for little criminals

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Listing last updated: May 25, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Paradise, PA
Raised in:
Paradise, PA

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