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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

  • Other Work

    • 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