Blake Kimzey

Blake Kimzey is a 2014 graduate of the MFA Program at UC Irvine and the recipient of a generous Emerging Writer Grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation. His fiction has been broadcast on NPR, performed on stage in Los Angeles, and published by Tin House, McSweeney’s, Green Mountains Review, FiveChapters, The Lifted Brow, Puerto del Sol, The Los Angeles Review, Short Fiction, PANK, Monkeybicycle, Fiction Southeast, The Masters Review, Surreal South ’13, and selected by Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Olen Butler for inclusion in The Best Small Fictions 2015 Anthology. Blake has been awarded fellowships to attend the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and the Vermont Studio Center. He has taught creative writing at UC-Irvine, and most recently, at the University of Texas at Dallas.

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