Alan Semrow

Madison, WI 53703

Author's Bio

Alan Semrow’s work has been featured in over 30 publications. Semrow has a degree in English from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Apart from writing fiction, he is a professional copywriter. He is also Fiction Editor for Black Heart Magazine and was a Guest Fiction Editor for the Summer Issue of Five Quarterly. In his free time, he likes to be with his friends, family, and shih tzu, Remy. Semrow's debut short story collection, Briefs, was released by Lethe Press in November 2016.

Publications and Prizes

(Lethe Press, 2016)
Crack the Spine XII - Story: Pretty When I Cry
(Crack the Spine, 2016)
, The Treehouse
(Pringmill Media Corp., 2016)
BlazeVOX, Blotterature, Calliope Magazine, Chicago Literati, Crack the Spine, Danse Macabre, DoveTales, Earl of Plaid Lit Journal, Eunoia, Exterminating Angel Press, Former People: A Journal of Bangs and Whimpers, Golden Walkman Magazine, Indiana Voice Journal, Peeking Cat Poetry Magazine, Potluck Magazine, Prolific Press, Red Fez, The Bicycle Review, The Biscuit, The Bitchin' Kitsch, The Chaffey Review, The Commonline Journal, The Corner Club Press, The Kitchen Poet, The Literati Quarterly, The Rain, Party, & Disaster Society, The Story Shack, The Zodiac Review, TWJ Magazine, Wilderness House Literary Review
Prizes Won: 
Essayist Award – UW-Stevens Point English Department (2014) Poetry Award (Honorable Mention) – UW Stevens Point English Department (2014)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Collected Works of Amy Hempel by Amy Hempel
Clown Girl by Monica Drake
Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower

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Mukwonago, WI
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Last updated: Nov 12, 2016