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Pamela Painter

Pamela Painter

Pamela Painter is the author of two story collections, Getting to Know the Weather and The Long and Short of It. She is also the co-author of What If? Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers. Her stories have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, The Kenyon Review, Mid-American Review, and Quick Fiction, She has received grants from the NEA and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and has won three Pushcart Prizes. Painter's recent Pushcart Prize story, first published in Ploughshares, titled "Reading in His Wake," has been issued on a Norton CD titled Love Hurts. A founding editor of StoryQuarterly, Painter lives in Boston and teaches in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Program at Emerson College.

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