Alexander Weinstein's (MFA in Fiction 2010) debut short story collection, Children of the New World, will be forthcoming from Picador in September 2016. He is a 2015 recipient of a Sustainable Arts Foundation Award in fiction, and his short stories have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes, received the Lamar York, Gail Crump, Hamlin-Garland, and New Millennium Prizes, and appear in the anthologies New Stories from the Midwest 2013, and the 2014 & 2015 Lascaux Prize Stories. In 2010 he founded The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. The Institue offers creative writing awards and scholarships to its summer writing program. His recent short stories and translations are forthcoming in Pleiades, Conduit, Hayden's Ferry Review, The Chattahoochee Review, and other journals. He is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at Siena Heights University, and lives in Ann Arbor with his son, Peter.
Links to prize stories:
Children of the New World