Nathan Oates Author PhotoNathan Oates’s debut collection of short stories, The Empty House, won the 2012 Spokane Prize.  His stories have appeared in The Antioch ReviewThe Missouri Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review, Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, and elsewhere.  His stories have been anthologized twice in Best American Mystery Stories (2008, 2012), as well as in the 75th Anniversary Issue of The Antioch Review and Forty Stories (Harper Perennial). He earned his M.A. in Fiction Writing from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri.  He is now an associate professor at Seton Hall University where he teaches creative writing and literature and runs the Poetry-in-the-Round Reading Series.  He usually lives in Brooklyn, New York, but is currently living for the year in Florence, Italy.


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