Josh Woods

Author's Bio

Josh Woods is author of O Monstrous World! (Press 53, forthcoming 2019) and The Black Palace (Amazon KDP, 2018). He has edited three anthologies of fiction and has published genre and literary short stories in numerous journals, magazines, and collections, in addition to having published creative non-fiction and craft essays. He is the host of The Monster Professor, a podcast that explores the role of monsters in literature, myth, film, folklore, history, and culture (on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and YouTube). His awards include Outstanding Full-Time Faculty of the Year, Press 53 Open Awards for Genre Fiction, and multiple nominations for the Pushcart Prize, among others. He is currently an Associate Professor of English in Illinois.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Apocalypse Now: Poems and Prose from the End of Days
(Upper Rubber Boot Books, 2012)
, Press 53 Open Awards Anthology
(Press 53, 2008)
, Surreal South '09
(Press 53, 2009)
, Surreal South '11
(Press 53, 2013)
, XX Eccentric Women: Stories About the Eccentricities of Women
(Main Street Rag, 2009)
Journals: 
Masque & Spectacle, Prime Number Magazine, Susquehanna Review, The Nevada Review

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
KY
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Last updated: Sep 01, 2018