Ian Ross Singleton

Fiction Writer, Translator

Brooklyn, NY
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Author's Bio

Ian Ross Singleton is author of the novel Two Big Differences. He is a professor of Writing and Critical Inquiry at the University at Albany. His short stories, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals such as: Saint Ann's Review; Cafe Review; New Madrid; Midwestern GothicFiddleblack; AsymptotePloughsharesThe Los Angeles Review of Books and Fiction Writers Review. His short-story collection manuscript Grow Me Up and Other Oaths was a finalist for the 2020 Tartts Fiction Award. He judged the 2017 Hopwood Award contest at the University of Michigan. Ian has taught Creative Writing and Literature for New York Writers Workshop, San Francisco State University, Cogswell Polytechnical College, the Prison University Project, and the PEN Prison Writing Program.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Book:
Two Big Differences (IM Press, 2021)
Journals:
Cardinal Points
,
Conte
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Dispatch Litareview
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Midwestern Gothic
, ,
Prick of the Spindle
,
Qarrtsiluni

Translation

Journals:
Asymptote, a poem by Marina Eskina, translated from the Russian
;
Café Review, a poem by Marina Eskina, translated from the Russian
;
Cardinal Points, poems by Marina Eskina, translated from the Russian
;
Saint Ann's Review, a poem by Marina Eskina, translated from the Russian
;
The Wax Paper, a poem by Marina Eskina, translated from the Russian
Prizes won: 

Hopwood Award 2004

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Rachel Kushner, David Bezmozgis, Tobias Wolff, Ralph Ellison
What I'm reading now: 
Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Any, At Risk Youth, Incarcerated individuals, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English, German, Russian, Ukrainian
Born in: 
Dearborn, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
Ann Arbor, Dexter, MI, Vestavia Hills, Hoover, AL
Alabama
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Last update: Aug 05, 2022