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About meAl Riske is the author of Precarious, Sabrina’s Window, and The Possibility of Snow. His stories have also appeared in Hobart, Switchback, Pindeldyboz, Word Riot, Blue Mesa Review, 34th Parallel, and the Beloit Fiction Journal. He has worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, copywriter, and ghostwriter. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, he now lives in California with his wife, Joanne, and their dog, Bodie.


Favorite authorsFrederick Barthelme, Richard Bradford, Truman Capote, Raymond Carver, Richard Ford, Ernest Hemingway, A. M. Homes, Chris Katsaropoulos, John Knowles, Milan Kundera, Kyle Minor, Tracy Richardson, Al Riske, Philip Roth, Sam Shepard, Elizabeth Tallent, Tobias Wolff (Shared favorites)


Real nameAl Riske

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Member sinceMar 3, 2010

Currently readingGirlchild: A Novel by Tupelo Hassman

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