Al Sim

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Al Sim was born in Michigan and lived there till he was six. He spent the rest of his childhood and early adulthood in Pennsylvania, with the exception of eleven months on Wake Island in the North Pacific. He graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a degree in economics.

During and after college, Sim has lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn, in central Massachusetts and on Cape Cod, and in New Mexico, Virginia, and Arizona. He has worked in restaurants, in factories and warehouses, on construction sites, and on Wall Street. He is currently employed in the software industry. He is married and has two children.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Good Dead (Underground Voices, 2017)
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Stories in the Old Style (Press 53, 2006)
Journals:
Antietam Review
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Chiricu
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Devil Blossoms
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Lynx Eye
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North Atlantic Review
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Portland Magazine
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Red Cedar Review
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Rockhurst Review
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Santa Fe Writers Project
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Talking River Review
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The Distillery
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The Ledge
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Prizes won: 

Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award, Silver Rose Award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Lansing
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Last update: Sep 03, 2017