Perry Glasser lives beside a copse of wood from which occasionally emerge a flock of turkeys. None of them is pretentious enough to wear mortarboard hats, though they do recall Glasser’s former colleagues. He is the author of Riverton Noir (2012), recipient of the Gival Press Novel Award in 2011; Metamoirs (2012, Outpost 19), a collection of creative nonfiction; Dangerous Places (2009), a short fiction collection that received the 2008 G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize from BkMk Press at the University of Missouri-Kansas City; Singing on the Titanic (Urbana and Chicago: The University of Illinois Press, 1987) a book recorded by the Library of Congress for the blind. Reissued as an e-book by Dzanc Press in 2013; and Suspicious Origins (St. Paul: New Rivers Press, 1984). Recent Honors include: Fellow: The Massachusetts Cultural Council for Creative Nonfiction/Memoir (2012); Fellow: The Norman Mailer House (2011); Fellow: The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2008, 2011. 2017). He is a Contributing Editor for North American Review.
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