Wendell Mayo

Fiction Writer

PO Box 153
Haskins, OH 43525
Phone: 
419-823-7005

Author's Bio

Wendell Mayo is a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. His story collection, Survival House, was published spring 2018 with SFASU Press. He is author of four more story collections: The Cucumber King of Kedainiai, winner of the Subito Press Award for Innovative Fiction; Centaur of the North (Arte Público Press), winner of the Aztlán Prize and finalist in the Associated Writing Programs Award Series in Short Fiction; B. Horror and Other Stories (Livingston Press); and a novel-in-stories, In Lithuanian Wood (White Pine Press), which appeared in Lithuanian translation as Vilko Valanda [Engl: Hour of the Wolf] with Mintis Press in Vilnius. His chapbook of four stories, When the Moon Was Ours for the Taking, appeared with CutBank Books. Over one-hundred of his short stories have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies, including Yale Review, Harvard Review, Manoa, Missouri Review, Boulevard, New Letters, Threepenny Review, Indiana Review, and Chicago Review. He is recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship, a Fulbright to Lithuania (Vilnius University), two Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council, and a Master Fellowship from the Indiana Arts Commission.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
City Wilds (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
Books:
Survival House: Stories (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2018)
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The Cucumber King of Kedainiai (Subito Press, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2013)
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B. Horror & Other Stories (Livingston University Press, 1999)
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In Lithuanian Wood (White Pine Press, 1999)
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Centaur of the North (Arte Público Press, 1996)
Prizes won: 

Subito Press Book Award for Innovative Fiction -Aztlan Prize for CENTAUR OF THE NORTH (Arte Publico) -NEA Creative Writing Fiction -Fulbright to Lithuania

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Corpus Christi, TX
Texas
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Last update: Mar 21, 2018