Indiana University Creative Writing Program
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Hometown: Brooklyn, NY/ New Rochelle/NY
BA: Naropa University

Alexander Weinstein is the Director of The Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing ( His fiction and translations have appeared in Cream City Review, Notre-Dame Review, Pleiades, PRISM International, Rio Grande Review, Salamander, Sou’Wester, World Literature Today and other journals. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, The Lamar York Prize, The Gail Crump Prize, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and appears in the antholoies 2013 New Stories from the Midwest and the 2014 & 2015 Lascaux Prize Stories. He is a professor of Creative Writing at Siena Heights University, and a lecturer at the University of Michigan. He works as a creative writing professor and freelance editor, and leads fiction workshops in the United States and Europe. You can read his fiction at his website