Peter Kispert

New York, NY 10027

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert is a writer and editor based in New York City and the author of I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO I AM, a story collection coming from Penguin Books in 2020. He recently worked at Penguin Random House and served as the Editor-in-Chief of Indiana Review, where he founded a profitable book prize partnership with Indiana University Press, and served as a regular site columnist for Ploughshares. His work has most recently appeared in GQ, Playboy, Salon.com, Esquire, OUT Magazine, Slice Magazine, The Journal, and The Carolina Quarterly. He is represented by Caroline Eisenmann of the Frances Goldin Literary Agency.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Carolina Quarterly, Colorado Review, Columbia Journal, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Ninth Letter, Passages North, Slice, Sou'wester, South Dakota Review, The Journal, Tin House
Prizes Won: 
Guy Lemmon Award for Public Writing Lt. Albert A. Charait Award Richard M. Ford Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
When Watched by Leopoldina Core
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Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman
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Best American Short Stories 2000-2009 by Heidi Pitlor
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How to Write an Autobiographical Novel by Alexander Chee

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
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Last updated: Aug 30, 2018