Shya Scanlon

Location New York City

About Me

Shya Scanlon's poetry collection In This Alone Impulse will be released by Noemi Press in December, 2009. His novel Forecast, serialized across 42 literary websites and blogs, will be released in hardcover by Flatmancrooked in spring, 2010.

His work has appeared in the journals Mississippi Review, Literary Review, New York Quarterly, Guernica Magazine, Opium Magazine, among others. He received his MFA from Brown University, where he was awarded the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction.

His chapbook Poolsaid can be downloaded as a free pdf from Literary Review:

Beginning in the fall of 2009, he will be one of four fiction editors for

He guest-edited a Fan-Fiction section in the forthcoming Opium 9.

Shya Scanlon's Wall

Zack Wentz – Oct 24, 2009

Post some old goodies for folks, sir.

Paula Bomer – Oct 12, 2009

Where's your story?

Paula Bomer – Oct 12, 2009

Where's your story?

Corey Zeller – Oct 08, 2009


I really liked your chapbook in The Literary Review. I was literally just reading it today.

Hope to talk to you soon and that you get a chance to read some of my stuff.


Meg Pokrass – Oct 06, 2009

hello, Shya. have fun here!

Shya Scanlon – Oct 02, 2009

James: Ha!

James Yeh – Oct 01, 2009

dammit shya, why don't you have anything up? i was going to read it and suggest a spite cut.

Darryl Price – Sep 02, 2009


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