Colette Sartor

Los Angeles, CA

Author's Bio

Colette Sartor’s work has appeared in Slice Magazine, Kenyon Review Online, The Cut, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, FiveChapters, Printers Row Journal, Prairie Schooner, The Drum, Harvard Review, Fugue, Redux, Carve, Quarterly West, Crab Orchard Review, and Colorado Review, among other places. Her work has also been anthologized in such places as Short Stories from Chicago Tribune's Printers Row, 2013 Press 53 Open Awards Anthology, Law and Disorder: Stories of Conflict and Crime, and elsewhere. As a freelance editor she has edited numerous fiction and nonfiction projects, including a creative writing textbook, and she served as senior fiction editor for the award-winning online journal Pif Magazine. She has taught writing at USC Gould School of Law and at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. She also teaches private classes and works with students individually as a private writing coach.

Publications and Prizes

2013 Press 53 Open Awards Anthology
(Press 53, 2013)
, Main Street Rag: Law and Disorder Anthology
(Main Street Rag Press, 2013)
, Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer
(Random House, 2008)
Carve, Chicago Tribune, Colorado Review, Crab Orchard Review, FiveChapters, Fugue, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review Online, Los Angeles Times, Prairie Schooner, Printers Row Journal, Quarterly West, Redux, Slice Magazine, The Drum
Prizes Won: 
2013 Press 53 Open Award; Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award; Writers@Work Fiction Prize; Fugue Fiction Prize; Honorable Meniton Best American Short Stories; $1,500 Chicago Tribune Nelson Algren Award; Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award; Truman Capote Fellowship, The Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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Last updated: Dec 06, 2016