265 Bartlett Hall
Amherst, MA 0l003
Educated at University of Florida, B.S., 1996; Syracuse University, M.F.A., 1999
Areas of specialty: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction; Contemporary American and World Literature
Jeff Parker is the author of the novel Ovenman and the story collection The Taste of Penny. His writing has appeared in American Short Fiction, the Best American Nonrequired Reading, Ploughshares, Tin House, and others. He co-edited two anthologies of contemporary Russian prose, Rasskazy: New Fiction from a New Russia and Amerika: Russian Writers View the United States. He is the Co-Founder and Director of the DISQUIET International Literary Program in Lisbon, Portugal, and the editor of the DISQUIET imprint of Dzanc Books.
Areas of Specialization: Creative Writing, Nonfiction Writing, 20th Century and Contemporary Literature