Governor’s School faculty member receives national award for emerging writers

Alan RossiThe New England Review (NERand the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference have selected Alan Rossi as the recipient of the third annual NER Award for Emerging Writers. Rossi will receive a full scholarship to attend the 2017 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference as the New England Review Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholar.

The NER Award is given to a writer with an unusual and compelling new voice who has been published by NER within the previous year. Rossi’s story “Did You Really Just Say That to Me?” appears in NER 37.4. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the AtlanticGrantaMissouri ReviewFlorida ReviewNew Ohio ReviewNinth Letter, and other journals. He is also the recipient of a Pushcart Prize in fiction.

Rossi is a creative writing faculty member at the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities and lives in Spartanburg with his wife, daughter and various woodland creatures.

Via: S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities