blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsFall 2018  Vol. 17 No. 2
David Jauss

   Tarumoto Short Fiction Prize Reading  

David Jauss is the author of four collections of short stories, most recently Nice People: New & Selected Stories II (Press 53, 2017) and Glossolalia: New & Selected Stories (Press 53, 2013). Jauss is also the author of two poetry collections, You Are Not Here (Fleur-de-Lis, 2002) and Improvising Rivers (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1995), as well as a collection of essays about writing, On Writing Fiction (Writer’s Digest Books, 2011). Jauss’s short stories have appeared in many magazines and have been featured in anthologies such as The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Small Presses. He is the recipient of several fellowships including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the James A. Michener Center for Writers, and he has received the AWP Award for Short Fiction, the Fleur-de-Lis Press Poetry award, an O. Henry Prize, and two Pushcart Prizes. Jauss is professor emeritus at University of Arkansas at Little Rock and currently teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts’ low-residency MFA program.  end

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