Peter Kispert

New York, NY 10027

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert is an editorial assistant at Penguin Random House. A recent graduate of the Columbia University Publishing Course, he recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of The 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, OUT Magazine, Slice Magazine, The Journal, and The Carolina Quarterly. He works with Electric Literature's Recommended Reading and has twice interned with Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management.

Publications and Prizes

Baltimore Review, Carolina Quarterly, Colorado Review, Columbia Journal, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Ninth Letter, Passages North, Slice Magazine, Sou'wester, South Dakota Review, The Emerson 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
Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman
Best American Short Stories 2000-2009 by Heidi Pitlor
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner

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Last updated: Apr 13, 2017