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Peter Mountford

County: King County




LaSalle Storyteller Award 2016
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Peter Mountford’s first novel A Young Man’s Guide to Late Capitalism won the 2012 Washington State Book Award in Fiction. His second novel The Dismal Science was a New York Times editor’s pick, and a finalist for the 2015 WSBA. Since earning his MFA from the University of Washington in 2006, Peter’s work has appeared in The Atlantic magazine, Southern Review, Granta, Conjunctions, Best New American Voices 2008, the New York Times Magazine, The Sun, Missouri Review, Boston Review, and elsewhere. A fellow of Bread Loaf and Yaddo, he’s currently on faculty at Sierra Nevada College’s MFA program, and is the events curator at Hugo House.

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