Jacob M. Appel


Jacob M. Appel has publsihed more than one hundred twenty short stories in leading American literary jorunals such as Agni, Alaska Quarterly Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Southwest Review, Threepenny Review and Virginia Quarterly Review.

Jacob's prose has won the Boston Review Short Fiction Competition, the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award for the Short Story, the Dana Award, the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction, the North American Review’s Kurt Vonnegut Prize, the Missouri Review’s Editor’s Prize, the Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize, the Briar Cliff Review’s Short Fiction Prize, the Salem College Center for Women Writers’ Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award, the H. E. Francis Prize, the Bellingham Review's Tobias Wolff Award, the New Millennium Writings Fiction Award on three separate occasions, an Elizabeth George Fellowship and a Sherwood Anderson Foundation Writers Grant. His stories have been short-listed for the O. Henry Award, Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, Best American Mystery Stories and the Pushcart Prize anthology on numerous occasions.

A graduate of Brown University, Harvard Law School, Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons, and the MFA program in creative writing at New York University, Jacob currently practices medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.

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