Peter Kispert

Hanover, NH 03755
Website: 
www.peterkispert.com

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Slice Magazine, The Journal, Tin House (online), Columbia: a Journal of Literature and Art, South Dakota Review, The Emerson Review, The Baltimore Review, and elsewhere. He is an editorial assistant with Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, the intern with literary agent Erin Harris, and has served as assistant fiction editor of The Adirondack Review. Peter has written content for Narrative Magazine and is currently a fiction fellow in Indiana University's MFA program, where he teaches undergraduate creative writing and is the associate editor of Indiana Review.

Publications and Prizes

Journal

South Dakota Review
Pank
Baltimore Review
The Emerson Review
Slice Magazine
Sou'wester
Colorado Review
Hawai'i Review
McSweeney's Internet Tendency
Columbia Journal
The Journal
Prizes: 
Lt. Albert A. Charait Award: Best Short Story, Richard M. Ford Award

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, Long Division by Kiese Laymon, Best American Short Stories 2000-2009 by Heidi Pitlor
Favorite Authors:
Megan Mayhew Bergman, Amy Bloom, Kevin Brockmeier, Katie Chase, Jennifer Egan, Danielle Evans, Lauren Groff, Matthea Harvey, A. M. Homes, Rebecca Makkai, Ron Rash, Laura van den Berg

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Listing last updated: July 31, 2014.

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