James Story

65 West 90th Street Apt. 24D
New York, NY 10024
Phone: 
(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

Journals: 
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
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Here I Am by Jonathan Safron Foer
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Moonglow by Michael Chabon
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Send Me by Patrick Ryan
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Screenplay: A Novel by Macdonald Harris

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Prisoners
Fluent in: 
Russian
Born in: 
Maud
Raised in: 
Firebaugh, CA
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Last updated: Dec 27, 2016