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Jason Edward Skipper

Jason Edward Skipper, American writer, educator. Recipient Fiction award, Touchstone Literature Journal, 2003, honorable mention, Zoetrope-All-Story, 2002; Irving Gilmore Emerging Artist grantee, Arts Council of Kalamazoo. Organizer Writers for Relief-A Benefit for 9/11 Victims, Kalamazoo, 2001, Third Coast Fiction Contest, Kalamazoo, 2003.

Background

  • Skipper, Jason Edward was born on July 15, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Eugene Thomas and Kathy Darrell Skipper.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University North Texas, 1999. Master of Arts, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 2001.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant English department Miami University, 1999—2001. Doctoral associate English department Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 2001—2003, assistant director creative writing program, since 2004. Fiction editor Ox Mag, Oxford, 1999—2001, Third Coast Literature Journal, Kalamazoo, 2001—2003, advising editor, since 2003.

    Works

    • Contributor short stories to literature journals.

    Membership

    Organizer Writers for Relief-A Benefit for 9/11 Victims, Kalamazoo, 2001, Third Coast Fiction Contest, Kalamazoo, 2003.

    Connections

    • father: Eugene Thomas
    • mother: Kathy Darrell Skipper
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    Born July 15, 1975
    (age 41)
    Nationality
    • 1999
      University North Texas
    • 2001
      Miami University
    • 1999 - 2001
      Teaching assistant, English department Miami University
    • 2001 - 2003
      doctoral associate, English department Western Michigan University
      Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States