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Blake Kimzey

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I'm a 2014 graduate of the MFA Program at UC Irvine and currently teach in the Graduate Creative Writing Program at the University of Texas at Dallas. I'm the recipient of a generous Emerging Writer Grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation. My 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, Hobart, 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. My chapbook of short tales, Families Among Us, an Indie Bestseller, won the 2013 Bl ...more

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Families Among Us

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