JEREMY JOHN PARKER is a writer, book designer, and the Interdimensional Ethnographer Fiction Editor at the strange and otherworldly Outlook Springs.
His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Normal School, december magazine, Midwestern Gothic, Little Fiction | Big Truths, CHEAP POP, The Coachella Review, Hypertrophic Literary Press, Longleaf Review, Maudlin House, decomP magazinE, and have been semifinalists for Carve Magazine’s Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, the Boulevard Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers, the Mid-American Review Fineline Competition, and Missouri Review’s Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize. Jeremy has been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes, was a recipient of the 2015 Tom Williams Prize in Fiction judged by Kevin Brockmeier, and his short story collection, And When the Ghost Has Vanished was a semifinalist for The 2016 Hudson Prize.
Jeremy holds a BA in creative writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was on the poetry staff of The Madison Review and was an editor and publishing director of The Madison Journal of Literary Criticism. He received an MFA in fiction from the University of New Hampshire where he was the managing editor and fiction editor for Barnstorm Literary Journal. He is currently a lecturer in composition and creative writing at the University of Maine.