Individual Author Record
Name: Peter OrnerPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Fiction Non-Fiction Born: 1968 in Highland Park, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionOrner grew up in Highland Park and graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationPeter Orner is a is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College. He is a two-time recipient of the Pushcart Prize and the recipient of the Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Fullbright to Namibia. His fiction has appeared in The Atlantic, The Paris Review, Tin House, and Granta, and has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories. His memoir is titled, Am I Alone Here? A graduate of the University of Michigan, Northeastern University School of Law, and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. Orner is also a former member of the Bolinas, California Volunteer Fire Department in Bolinas, California.
*"Am I Alone Here?: Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live", Catapult, 2016 *"Esther Stories", Houghton Mifflin, 2001 *"Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge", Little Brown and Company, 2013 *"Love and Shame and Love", Little, Brown and Company, 2011 *"The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo", Little, Brown and Company, 2007 *"Maggie Brown & Others", Little, Brown, 2019 *"Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives", Verso, 2017