W.P. Osborn

Fiction Writer

Grand Rapids, MI
Michigan US

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, La Presa, and Southern Humanities Review. His poetry is in Hotel America, Main Street Rag, Pinyon Review, and San Pedro River Review. Nonfiction in Chicago Review, MELUS, MQR Online, and Southern Humanities Review.

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: 
Travels for readings: 
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth, Immigration, Incarcerated individuals, Seniors, Teenagers
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Born in: 
Hastings, MI
Raised in: 
La Jolla, CA
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Last update: May 30, 2023