Pamela Painter

Pamela Painter has two stories in New Micro, 2018, and a long story in Five Points. A story was included in Best Small Stories in 2017, ed. Amy Hempel. Painter is the author of four story collections, the most recent is Ways to Spend the Night. She is also the co-author of What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers. Her stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Harper’s, Ploughshares, Smokelong Quarterly, Threepenny Review, and Epoch, among others, and in numerous anthologies such as Sudden Fiction, Flash Fiction, Micro Fiction, and Flash Fiction Forward. She has received grants from The Massachusetts Artists Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts, has won three Pushcart Prizes and Agni Review’s The John Cheever Award for Fiction. Five of Painter’s stories have been presented by Word Theater. Painter teaches in the MFA Program at Emerson College in Boston.