Peter Kispert

New York, NY 10027

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert is a writer and editor based in New York City. 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 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 Magazine, 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: 
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
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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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Bluets by Maggie Nelson
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The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
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Last updated: Apr 26, 2018