Kyle Minor

Author's Bio

Kyle Minor is the author of In the Devil’s Territory (2008) and Praying Drunk (2014), winner of the 2015 Story Prize Spotlight Award. His stories and essays have appeared in Best American Mystery Stories 2008 & 2015, Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers, Forty Stories: New Voices from Harper Perennial, and Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013. His reviews and interviews appear online and in print at Tin House, The Believer, and the New York Times Book Review.

Publications and Prizes

In the Devil's Territory
(Dzanc Books, 2008)
, Praying Drunk
(Sarabande Books, 2015)
Best American Nonrequired Reading
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013)
, Forty Stories
(Harper Perennial, 2012)
, Scoring from Second
(University of Nebraska Press, 2007)
, Surreal South
(Press 53, 2007)
, The Best American Mystery Stories
(Houghton Mifflin, 2008)
, Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers
(Random House, 2006)
Carolina Quarterly, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Iowa Review, Mid-American Review, River Teeth, Southern Review
Prizes Won: 
Story Prize Spotlight Award Best American Mystery Stories selection (twice) Best American Nonrequired Reading selection Iowa Review Prize for Short Fiction 2012 Random House's Best New Voices of 2006 The Columbus Dispatch's 20 Under 30 New Artists to Watch 3-time honoree in the annual Atlantic Monthly contest (in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) Tara M. Kroger Prize for Short Fiction Helen Earnhardt Harley Fellowship in Creative Writing Roorbach Prize for Creative Nonfiction

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
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Last updated: Mar 29, 2017