Greg Ames

New York, NY

Author's Bio

Greg Ames is the author of Buffalo Lockjaw, a novel that won the Book of the Year Award from the New Atlantic Booksellers Association (NAIBA). Buffalo Lockjaw received the top ranking in The Believer's reader survey. Greg Ames's work has appeared in Best American Nonrequired Reading, McSweeney's, Southern Review, The Sun Magazine, North American Review, and Fiction International. A collection of his short stories will appear in Fall 2017. He splits his time between New York City and Hamilton, New York, where he is an assistant professor at Colgate University.

Publications and Prizes

Buffalo Lockjaw
(Hyperion Books, 2009)
Best American Nonrequired Reading
(Houghton Mifflin, 2007)
Barrelhouse, Electric Literature,, Fiction International, Hobart, Literal Latte, McSweeney's, North American Review, Open City, Opium Magazine, Other Voices, Pindeldyboz, SmokeLong Quarterly, Swink, The Southern Review, The Sun, thieves jargon, Unsaid, Yankee Pot Roast
Prizes Won: 
NAIBA Book of the Year Award and voted #1 in The Believer's reader survey

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Last updated: Jul 03, 2016