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Jeffrey Ihlenfeldt

Author's Bio

Jeffrey Ihlenfeldt writes and teaches in Lancaster, PA. His short stories have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Ascent, Story Quarterly, Quiddity, Southern Humanities Review, and Adirondack Review. Two time finalist for The Fulton Prize for Short Fiction, he was a nominee for 2014 Best of the Net. He has been a featured author at the Lancaster Book Festival, Greater Reading Literary Festival, Wildwood Writers' Festival, and has been a writer-in-residence at Ledig House International Writer’s Colony, among others.

Publications and Prizes

Food and Other Enemies: Stories of Consuming Desire (Essex Press, 2000)
Ascent, City Primeval, Columbia Review, Cumberland River Review, Demos, Farmer's Market, Full Circle, Ginosko Literary Journal, Louisville Review, Owen Wister Review, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices, Southern Humanities Review, Story Quarterly, The Adirondack Review, Third Wednesday, Verdad Magazine, Worcester Review
Best of the Net-nominee; Fulton Prize for Short Fiction-finalist, 2012; Fulton Prize for Short Fiction-finalist, 2010

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Jayber Crow, Too Much Happiness, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Moby Dick
Favorite Authors:
Alice Munro, Raymond Carver, Russell Banks, Katherine Anne Porter

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Listing last updated: March 27, 2015

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Fiction Writer
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Born in:
Tacoma, WA
Raised in:
Langhorne, PA

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