John Hardoby

Location Syracuse, NY
Website http://

About Me

John Hardoby has been published in the Crab Orchard Review and Evergreen Review. Twice he received honorable mention for Glimmer Train Short Story for New Writers and was a finalist for the 2011 Ivan Klima Fellowship in Fiction. He participated in the summer program at Iowa Writers Workshop and received residencies from the Norman Mailer Center, VCCA, and NYS Summer Writers Institute.

Why do you write?

creativity is natural instinct.

Any favorite authors? Books?

nam le - the boat
rebecca curtis - twenty grand
denis johnson - jesus son
raymond carver - what we talk about…
raymond carver - cathedral
james alan mcpherson - elbow room
james alan mcpherson - hue and cry
breece pancake - stories of breech pancake
flannery o'connor - the complete stories
lorrie moore - birds of america
donald ray pollock - knockemstiff
annie proulx - close range
claire keegan - walk the blue fields
claire keegan - antartica
ben fountain - brief encounters with che guevara
karen russell - st lucy's home for girls…
ernest hemingway - the complete stories
kevin wilson - tunneling to the center…
andrew porter - theory of light and matter
chimamanda ngozi adichie - the thing around your neck
paul yoon - once the shore
robin black - if i loved you…
malie meloy - both ways is the only way..
wells tower - everything ravaged…
chris adrian - a better angel
toby wolff - our story begins
yiyun li - a thousand years…
andre dubus - selected stories
zz packer - drinking coffee elsewhere
junot diaz - drown
tim o'brien - the things they carried
ron rash - burning bright
cristina henriquez - come together, fall apart
elizabeth strout - olive kitteridge
benjamin percy - refresh, refresh
jonathan lethem - men and cartoons
jhumpa lahiri - interpreter of maladies
holly goddard jones - girl trouble
julie orringer - how to breathe under water
eric puchner - music through the floor
kevin canty - honeymoon
claire vaye watkins - battleborn

best new voices collections
new stories from the south collections
pushcart prize collections

and anything by alice munro

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