Paul Milenski

Dalton, MA 01226

Author's Bio

I am an English as Second Language Iowa grad and full-time writer. My first language is Polish. Over the years I have made a good part of my income selling short fiction, in various manifestations and permutations. I have also written technical reports, advertising copy, commentary, novels, and for the last seven years investigative reports for the Massachusetts Trial Court. Being a writer -- it's a hard-knock but profoundly interesting and productive life. If you don't want to, you don't have to take orders from "nobody." I am one happy guy.

Publications and Prizes

Child of My Child
(Gelles-Cole Literary Enterprises, 2010)
, Global Outlook I & II
(McGraw-Hill, 2011)
, Looking for America
(Systime, Denmark, 2002)
, Sudden Fiction International
(W. W. Norton & Company, 1989)
Berkshire Review, Great River Review, Quarterly West, Santa Fe Literary Review, Wind Literary Journal, Witness, World of English
Prizes Won: 
AWP Short-Short Competition, Four Consecutive PEN Syndicated Prizes, Bobst and Capricorn Runner-Ups, others.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne
Anna Karenina by Tolstoy
The Pilgrim Hawk by Wescott
Wuthering Heights by E. Bronte
Best of/Short Story Collections by Many

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Last updated: Apr 19, 2016