Jim Krusoe

California, United States

Member Since: 07/15/2013


Jim Krusoe’s first novel Iceland, was published by Dalkey Archive Press, and his others, Girl Factory, Erased, Toward You, Parsifal, and The Sleep Garden (2016) by Tin House Books. He has also written five books of poems, and two books of stories, Blood Lake, and Abductions. His stories and poems have appeared several magazines including the Santa Monica Review, which he began in 1988.  His essays and book reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times Book Review, the Washington Post, and elsewhere. Two of his essays on the craft of fiction have appeared in the Tin House Writers’ Notebooks I & II. His essay, “Traffic” will appear in the Norton Anthology of Short Fiction: Brief Encounters, in 2015. He’s received an NEA fellowship and a Lila Wallace Award. He lives in Los Angeles, and teaches at Santa Monica College and in the Graduate Writing Program at Antioch University. 

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry