Published Short Works by Sean Prentiss
Anthologized Creative Pieces
Interviews with Sean Prentiss
Magazine Features and Interviews
Assistant Professor, Department of English
Northfield, VT, 2012 – present
Grand Valley State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Writing
Allendale, MI, 2009 – 2012
University of Idaho
Lecturer, English Department
Moscow, ID, 2006 – 2008
National Outdoor Book Award, winner: 2015
Vermont Book Award Finalist: 2016
Colorado Book Award Finalist: 2016
Pushcart Prize Nominations:
Nominated in 2005, 2007, 2009 (twice), 2013, 2015 (twice), and 2016.
Fugue Nonfiction Literary Award Winner:
“What We Learned About Love We Learned from the Quarries.” Summer 2011.
San Juan National Forest, Artist-in-Residence
Served a week-long appointment as an artist-in-residence. Durango, CO. June 2011.
Plainsongs Award Poem Winner:
“Majestic Prayers of Bangor.” Spring 2009.
Waldorf College’s Distinguished Visiting Writer:
Served a week-long appointment at Waldorf College, Forest City, IA. Fall 2009.
The Atlantic Student Writers’ Contest Finalist:
Names top five graduate student writers in America in creative nonfiction. Spring 2005.
Height: 5' 6"
Weight: 143 lbs
Favorite Number: 6
Lucky Number: 9
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Chocolate ice cream
H.S. Wrestling Weight Classes: 98 - 112 lbs
Birth State: New York
Heart State: Pennsylvania
Home State: Vermont
Vacation State: Colorado
Nicknames: P, P-Dog, Prentiss, Wild Man, Animal, Sassy, Bug, Boo
Ski Set Up: Telemark, of course
Backpack: Osprey, of course