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Nathan Hill’s short stories have appeared in The Iowa Review, AGNI, Gulf Coast, The Denver Quarterly, Fugue, The Gettysburg Review, and many other journals. He was the winner of the annual Fiction Prize from the journal Fiction for his story “The Bottle.” The Iowa Review nominated his story “SuperAngel” for a Pushcart Prize. He was also a finalist for the Donald Barthelme Prize in Short Prose, and the recipient of an Artist Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.
Hill is an Associate Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he’s taught creative writing and literature courses. Before joining the faculty at St. Thomas, he taught writing at Florida Gulf Coast University. Before that, he worked at the Academy of American Poets, editing and designing the website Poets.org. He has also worked as a newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a BA in English and Journalism from the University of Iowa and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
His first novel, "THE NIX," was published on August 30, 2016. Some of the attention it has garnered: A New York Times 2016 Notable Book
Entertainment Weekly's#1 Book of the Year
A Washington Post2016 Notable Book
A SlateTop Ten Book
NEW YORK TIMESBESTSELLER
The Nixis a mother-son psychodrama with ghosts and politics, but it s also a tragicomedy about anger and sanctimony in America. . . . Nathan Hill is a maestro. John Irving