Peter Kispert

New York, NY 10027

Author's Bio

Peter Kispert is a recent graduate of the Columbia University Publishing Course. He recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of The Indiana Review, where he founded a profitable book prize partnership with Indiana University Press, and as a regular site columnist for Ploughshares. His work has most recently appeared in, OUT Magazine, Slice Magazine, The Journal, and The Carolina Quarterly. He works with Electric Literature's Recommended Reading and has twice interned with Erin Harris of Folio Literary Management.

Publications and Prizes


South Dakota Review
Baltimore Review
The Emerson Review
Slice Magazine
Colorado Review
McSweeney's Internet Tendency
Columbia Journal
The Journal
Ninth Letter
Passages North
Carolina Quarterly
Tin House
Guy Lemmon Award for Public Writing Lt. Albert A. Charait Award Richard M. Ford Award

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman, Best American Short Stories 2000-2009 by Heidi Pitlor, Bluets by Maggie Nelson
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: August 22, 2016.