W.P. Osborn

Fiction Writer

145 Crestwood Dr NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Phone: 
616-350-6928

Author's Bio

W.P. Osborn’s collection, Seven Tales and Seven Stories won the 2013 Unboxed Books Fiction Prize, selected by Francine Prose. He has short fiction in After Coetzee: an Anthology of Animal Fictions and in journals such as Clockhouse, Fiction International, Gargoyle, and La Presa. His poetry is in Hotel America, Main Street Rag, Pinyon Review, and San Pedro River Review. Nonfiction in Chicago Review, MELUS, MQR Online, and Fourteen Hills.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

Unboxed Books Fiction Prize for Seven Tales and Seven Stories 2013. Michigan Arts Grant for Nonny Roberts, a novel, 2003.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth, Immigration, Incarcerated individuals, Seniors, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Hastings, MI
Michigan
Raised in: 
La Jolla, CA
California
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Last update: Sep 13, 2019