S. Frederic Liss has published 30 short stories, which have appeared in The South Dakota Review, The South Carolina Review, and Dogwood, among others. Liss has received numerous awards and accolades for his short fiction including The Florida Review Editors’ Award; Wind’s James Still Short Fiction Prize; Permafrost’s Midnight Sun Fiction Award; Arthur Edelstein Third Prize for Short Fiction; Raymond Carver Short Story Contest Finalist; and honorable mentions in the New Letters Literary Awards and the Glimmer Train June 2014 Fiction Open. In addition, Liss has written two collections of short stories, one of which was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Short Fiction Prize sponsored by University of Georgia Press and another of which was a finalist in the Bakeless Prize Competition sponsored by Middlebury College and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Liss earned an MFA from Emerson College and received a grant-in-aid in literature from the St. Botolph Club Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts, where he leads a workshop in writing fiction.

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