Wendell Mayo is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. He is recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship and a Fulbright to Lithuania (Vilnius University). He is author of three books of fiction: a story collection, Centaur of the North (Arte Público Press), winner of the Aztlán Prize and finalist in the Associated Writing Programs Award Series in Short Fiction; B. Horror and Other Stories (Livingston Press); and a novel-in-stories, In Lithuanian Wood (White Pine Press), which appeared in Lithuanian translation as Vilko Valanda [Engl: Hour of the Wolf] with Mintis Press in Vilnius. Over one-hundred of his short stories have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies, including Yale Review, Harvard Review, Manoa, Missouri Review, Prism International, Threepenny Review, Indiana Review, and Chicago Review. He has also published on the work of James Joyce, John Cheever, Ingmar Bergman, Antanas Baranauskas, and others. His awards include a Master Fellowship from the Indiana Arts Commission; OAC Individual Artist Fellowship; the HarperCollins Fellowship; and resident writer appointments at the MacDowell, Djerassi Foundation, Yaddo, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, and Millay Colony for the Arts.
Publications and Prizes
B. Horror & Other Stories (Livingston University Press, 1999), In Lithuanian Wood (White Pine Press, 1999), Centaur of the North (Arte Publico Press, 1996)
City Wilds (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
Harvard Review, Literary Review, Missouri Review, New Letters, North American Review, Threepenny Review, Yale Review
Aztlan Prize for CENTAUR OF THE NORTH (Arte Publico)
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Listing last updated: August 15, 2012