Brent Robison

Fiction Writer

1277 Wittenberg Road
Mount Tremper, NY 12457

Author's Bio

Brent Robison lives in the Catskill Mountains of New York. His fiction has appeared in over a dozen literary journals and several anthologies, and has won the Literal Latte Short Short Award, the Chronogram Short Fiction Contest, a Fiction Fellowship from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, and a Pushcart Prize nomination. His collection of linked short stories, The Principle of Ultimate Indivisibility, and his new mystery novel, Ponckhockie Union, are available from booksellers everywhere. He blogs occasionally at http://ultimate-indivisibility.com, and co-hosts The Strange Recital, http://thestrangerecital.com, a twice-monthly podcast about fiction that questions the nature of reality. His second novel, now in progress, threatens to take him to the grave.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Tribute to Orpheus 2 (Kearney Street Books, 2012)
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When Last on the Mountain: The View from Writers over 50 (Holy Cow! Press, 2010)
Journals:
Alchemy
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Chronogram
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Crania OnLine
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Edna
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Jerry Jazz Musician
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Margins
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Mochila Review
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Pindeldyboz
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Prima Materia
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re:Issue
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Silent Voices
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The Smoking Poet
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Prizes won: 

1995-96 Fiction Writers Fellowship (New Jersey Council on the Arts); 2005 Short Fiction Award (Chronogram Magazine); 2007 Short Short Award (Literal Latte)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Borges, Brautigan, Nabokov, Marquez, Kafka, Auster, Hustvedt, David Markson

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Preston, ID
Idaho
Raised in: 
UT
Utah
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Last update: Nov 05, 2019