Peter Kispert

Location New York

About Me

Peter Kispert is the author of the debut story collection I KNOW YOU KNOW WHO I AM, coming from Penguin Books. Herecently served as the editor-in-chief of Indiana Review, where he founded the annual Blue Light Books partnership with Indiana University Press. His fiction and nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Esquire, OUT Magazine, GQ,, Slice Magazine, Tin House online, The Journal, The Carolina Quarterly, Colorado Review, Columbia: a Journal of Literature and Art, The Baltimore Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He is a graduate of Indiana University’s MFA program, where he received fellowships and the Guy Lemmon Award for Public Writing, and designed and taught intermediate fiction writing workshops to undergraduates. He has also taught fiction writing through Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Talented Youth.

Any favorite authors? Books?

Favorite writers include Steve Almond, Carol Anshaw, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Amy Bloom, Jamel Brinkley, Kevin Brockmeier, Octavia Butler, Katie Chase, Jennifer Egan, Danielle Evans, Lauren Groff, Amy Hempel, A. M. Homes, Tim Horvath, Danielle Lazarin, Rebecca Makkai, Mai Nardone, Patrick Nathan, Antonya Nelson, Ron Rash, Lauren Slater, and Laura van den Berg.

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Robert Vaughan – Aug 24, 2011

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