Michael Nye

Fiction Writer

Columbus, OH 43202

Author's Bio

Michael Nye is the author of two books: the story collection Strategies Against Extinction (2012) and the novel All the Castles Burned (2018). His fiction and nonfiction has appeared in American Literary Review, Boulevard, Epoch, Kenyon Review, Lit Hub, Hobart, and the Millions, among many others. A graduate of the Ohio State University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, he is the former managing editor of River Styx and the Missouri Review. He lives with his family in Columbus, Ohio, where he is the editor of Story.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
All the Castles Burned (Turner Publishing Company, 2018)
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Strategies Against Extinction: Stories (Queen's Ferry Press, 2012)
Journals:
American Literary Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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Epoch
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Hobart
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Kenyon Review
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RE:AL
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Red Cedar Review
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Sou'wester
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Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
John Cheever, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Grace Paley, and Zadie Smith
What I'm reading now: 
The Book of Delights by Ross Gay, Fifty-Two Pickup by Elmore Leonard, The Mothers by Brit Bennett

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Cincinnati, OH
Ohio
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Last update: Oct 10, 2019