Sean Akerman

Author's Bio

Sean Akerman is a writer of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. Born in the lakes region of central Maine, he moved to New York City in 2006, where he earned a PhD in social / personality psychology from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. Over the course of his teaching career, he held faculty appointments at Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College, and Bennington College. His books include: the novel, Outposts (Threekookaburras); the novella, Krakow (Harvard Square Editions); the poetry collection, The Magnitudes (Main Street Rag Publications); and a study of exile, Words and Wounds (forthcoming from Oxford University Press). He lives in the North Woods near Lake Superior's south shore. Currently, he is seeking representation for a novel manuscript about the intersecting lives of three con-artists.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Krakow
(Harvard Square Editions, 2018)
, Outposts
(Threekookaburras, 2017)
, The Magnitudes
(Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2018)

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
ME
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Last updated: Feb 13, 2018