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Kyle Minor

Kyle Minor

Author's Bio

Kyle Minor is the author of two collections of stories: In the Devil’s Territory (2008) and Praying Drunk (forthcoming, 2014). He is the winner of the 2012 Iowa Review Prize for Short Fiction and the Tara M. Kroger Prize for Short Fiction, one of Random House’s Best New Voices of 2006,and a three-time honoree in the Atlantic Monthly contest. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, The Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories 2008, Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers, Forty Stories: New Voices from Harper Perennial, and Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013. He has also done reporting for Esquire, and writes a biweekly audiobooks column for Salon.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Praying Drunk (Sarabande Books, 2015), In the Devil's Territory (Dzanc Books, 2008)
Anthologies:
Best American Nonrequired Reading (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013), Forty Stories (Harper Perennial, 2012), The Best American Mystery Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 2008), Scoring from Second (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), Surreal South (Press 53, 2007), Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers (Random House, 2006)
Journals:
Carolina Quarterly, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Iowa Review, Mid-American Review, River Teeth, Southern Review
Prizes:
Best American Mystery Stories selection Best American Nonrequired Reading selection Iowa Review Prize for Short Fiction 2012 Random House's Best New Voices of 2006 The Columbus Dispatch's 20 Under 30 New Artists to Watch 3-time honoree in the annual Atlantic Monthly contest (in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) Tara M. Kroger Prize for Short Fiction Helen Earnhardt Harley Fellowship in Creative Writing Roorbach Prize for Creative Nonfiction Six Pushcart Prize nominations

Kyle Minor Resume

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Listing last updated: July 23, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
West Palm Beach, FL
Raised in:
West Palm Beach, FL

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