Mr. Sean Prentiss

Vermont, United States

Member Since: 08/04/2014


Sean Prentiss is the author of the memoir, Finding Abbey: a Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave. Prentiss is also the co-editor of The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre: Explorations in Creative Nonfiction, a creative nonfiction craft anthology. His essays, poems, and stories have appeared in Brevity, Sycamore Review, Passages North, ISLE, Ascent, River Styx, Spoon River, Nimrod, and many other journals. His essays have won Honorable Mention in The Atlantic Monthly’s Graduate Student Writing Contest and won Fugue’s nonfiction contest, and he has been awarded the Albert J. Colton Fellowship for Projects of National or International Scope.



  • The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre , Michigan State University Press (February 2014)
  • Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Desert Grave , New Mexico State University Press (May 1, 2015)


  • Assistant Professor of English at Norwich University (August 2012 - )

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry