James Story

65 West 90th Street Apt. 24D
New York, NY 10024
(917) 689-7612

Author's Bio

Oklahoman by birth, Californian by upbringing, and New Yorker by choice and longevity, Jim Story is a novelist, short-story writer and poet. He has published short stories, creative nonfiction, reviews and poetry in a variety of literary publications, has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, won a Best New Writers Award from Poets & Writers, and held a residency at the Edward Albee Center in Montauk, Long Island. An ex-college history professor (Russian History), Jim holds a PhD from Columbia University and a certificate from the Russian (now Harriman) Institute. He lives in New York City with his life partner, Jill.

Publications and Prizes

And Then, Aspen Anthology, Berkeley Poetry Review, Confrontation, Folio, Home Planet News, Hyn Anthology, Karamu, Now, nycBigCityLit.com, Paper Boat, Pindeldyboz, Poets, Steelhead Review, The Same
Prizes Won: 
100 Notable Books Award from Shelf Unbound, 2015

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Here I Am by Jonathan Safron Foer
Moonglow by Michael Chabon
Send Me by Patrick Ryan
Screenplay: A Novel by Macdonald Harris

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Fiction Writer, Poet
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Firebaugh, CA
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Last updated: Dec 27, 2016