Dawna Kemper

Los Angeles, CA

Author's Bio

I've completed a collection of short stories, and am working on my first novel. In addition to writing, I also teach, and work as an editor. In 2005, I earned my M.F.A. from Antioch University, Los Angeles, and for five years, I served as editorial assistant at the Santa Monica Review literary journal.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Colorado Review, Idaho Review, Kenyon Review, Pearl Magazine, Quarterly West, Santa Monica Review, Shenandoah, The Collagist, The Florida Review, Zyzzyva
Prizes Won: 
My work has been nominated for a Pushcart and listed as "Notable" in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009 (Dave Eggers, editor).

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
IN
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Last updated: Dec 19, 2012