Raul Palma

Ithaca, NY

Author's Bio

Raul Palma is a Ph.D. student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he is also pursuing a specialization in ethnic studies. He serves as assistant editor of fiction for Prairie Schooner, and is a contributing editor for Watershed. Most recently, his work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, decomP, Gargoyle, Midwestern Gothic, NANO, Rhino, Sonora Review, and elsewhere. Palma has been the recipient of the Sandoz/Prairie Schooner story prize, the Soul-Keats Making Mary Mackey story prize, and a finalist in many major story contests. His fiction has been anthologized in 2013 Extract(s) II, 2014 Best of Vine Leaves Journal, and Eclectica 20 Year Fiction Anthology. Additionally, his work has been supported with fellowships and scholarships from the Sewanee Writer's Conference, Sundress Academy for the Arts, and The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center. His collection of stories In These Cities of Ultraviolet Light finished top-3 in Indiana Review's Blue Light's Book Prize, his novella Immaculate Mulch was shortlisted for the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Prize, and his hybrid collection P E C F D was a finalist in the Vine Leaves Collection Prize.

Publications and Prizes

34th Parallel, Alaska Quarterly Review, Alimentum, Bartleby Snopes, Calliope, Cease, Cows, Dark Matter, Decomp Magazine, Eclectica, Extract(s), Gargoyle Magazine, Lalitamba, Midwestern Gothic, NANO Fiction, Naugatuck River Review, Penduline, RHINO, Saw Palm, SmokeLong Quarterly, Sonora Review, Star 82 Review, Temenos Journal, The Cossack Review

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Identifies as: 
Cuban American
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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Miami, FL
Raised in: 
Miami, FL
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Last updated: Dec 24, 2017