Dale Peck is the author of twelve books in a variety of genres, including the novels Martin and John, The Law of Enclosues, Now It’s Time to Say Goodbye, Greenville, and The Garden of Lost and Found; the essay collection Hatchet Jobs; the memoir Visions and Revisions; the young adult novel Sprout; and the children’s novels Drift House and The Lost Cities. His short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in more than fifty publications, including the Atlantic, Bookforum, Conjunctions, Granta, Harper’s, Interview, the London Review of Books, the New Republic, the New York Times, Out, the Threepenny Review, Tin House, and the Village Voice. He served as editor for The Soho Press Book of 80s Short Fiction, and is a contributing editor at Out magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of the revived Evergreen Review, which published its first issue in spring 2017. He co-founded Mischief + Mayhem, a writing collective that published two novels as well as the webzine Wild Rag from 2011 – 2012, and co-founded the children’s book packager WaterMark, which produced four novels from 2004 – 2007, including the bestselling Betwixt by Tara Bray Smith. A member of PEN and the National Book Critics Circle, and a former member of the steering committe of Downtown for Democracy, which raised more than $1 million for progressive candidates in the 2004 election cycle, Peck is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two O. Henry Awards, a Pushcart Prize, and the inaugural Lambda Literary Award for Young Adult fiction.
Prose Literature Seminar
Creative Thesis & Lit. Project