Zach Powers

Georgia, United States

Member Since: 10/30/2013

Zach Powers splits his time between Fairfax, Virginia and Savannah, Georgia. His debut story collection, Gravity Changes, won the BOA Short Fiction Prize and was published in 2017. His work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, PANK, the Tin House blog, and elsewhere. He co-founded the literary arts nonprofit Seersucker Live and led the writers’ workshop at the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home for eight years. His writing for television won an Emmy. Get to know him at


Twitter Username: @Z_Powers


  • President/CEO at Seersucker Live, Inc (July 2010 - )


  • Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Studies from Loyola University New Orleans (May 2002)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from National University (January 2009)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Children's literature , Poetry