Nathan Oates’s debut collection of short stories, The Empty House, won the 2012 Spokane Prize. His stories have appeared in The Antioch Review, The Missouri Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review, Crazyhorse, Copper Nickel, West Branch, and elsewhere. His stories have been anthologized twice in Best American Mystery Stories (2008, 2012), in the 75th Anniversary Issue of The Antioch Review, and in Forty Stories (Harper Perennial). He earned his M.A. in Fiction 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. He usually lives in Brooklyn, New York, but is currently in Florence, Italy for the year.
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