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Peter Kispert

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Slice Magazine, The Journal, Tin House online, Ninth Letter, Columbia: a Journal of Literature and Art, South Dakota Review, The Emerson Review, The Baltimore Review, and elsewhere. He is an editorial assistant with Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, the intern with literary agent Erin Harris, and has served as assistant fiction editor of The Adirondack Review. Peter has written content for Narrative Magazine and is currently a fiction fellow in Indiana University's MFA program, where he teaches undergraduate creative writing and is the associate editor of Indiana Review. He is a regular blogger for Ploughshares.

Publications and Prizes

Journals:
Baltimore Review, Colorado Review, Columbia Journal, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Ninth Letter, Passages North, Slice Magazine, Sou'wester, South Dakota Review, The Emerson Review, The Journal
Prizes:
Lt. Albert A. Charait Award: Best Short Story, Richard M. Ford Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman, Best American Short Stories 2000-2009 by Heidi Pitlor, Bluets by Maggie Nelson, The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
Favorite Authors:
Megan Mayhew Bergman, Amy Bloom, Kevin Brockmeier, Katie Chase, Jennifer Egan, Danielle Evans, Lauren Groff, Matthea Harvey, A. M. Homes, Rebecca Makkai, Ron Rash, Laura van den Berg

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: February 14, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any

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