Bill Capossere

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Rochester, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Bill Capossere holds an MFA from the Mt. Rainier Writing Workshop and lives in Rochester, NY where he works as an English adjunct.  His work has appeared in journals and anthologies and been recognized in the “notable essays” section of multiple Best American Essays, as well as with several Pushcart Prize nominations. Two of his full-length plays have received readings in GEVA Theatre’s Festival of New Plays, while shorter ones have been performed as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival. 

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Brief Encounters (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015)
Man in the Moon: Essays on Fathers and Fatherhood (Center for Literary Publishing, Colorado State University, 2014)
In Short: A Collection of Brief Creative Non-Fiction (W. W. Norton & Company, 1996)


Short Takes (W. W. Norton & Company, 2005)
Cezanne's Carrot
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Flash, The International Short-short Story Magazine
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The Wild Word

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Rochester, NY
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Last update: Nov 07, 2019