Peter Gordon is a fiction writer whose short stories have appeared in a wide range of publications including Ploughshares, the New Yorker, the Yale Review, Glimmer Train, the Missouri Review, the Southern Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. His work has been anthologized, awarded a Pushcart Prize and cited multiple times on the 100 Distinguished Stories list in the annual Best American Short Stories series. His short story collection, Man Receives a Letter, is due to be published by Red Hen Press in the fall of 2009. A graduate of Yale University, he lives in Massachusetts.
In Peter Gordon’s debut collection Man Receives Letter and Other Stories, the fragility and mystery of human relationships are explored between husbands and wives, fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, and colleagues at work. Originally published in Ploughshares, The New Yorker, The Yale Review, The Southern Review, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere, these stories have earned a Pushcart Prize, inclusion in literary anthologies and multiple citations on the distinguished stories list that is part of the annual Best American Short Stories series.