Stacey Richter


Stacey Richter is an American writer of short fiction. Richter has been the recipient of four Pushcart Prizes, a National Prize for Fiction and the National Magazine Award. Her first collection of stories, My Date with Satan was published in 1999. In 2008, Richter published her second collection, Twin Study, which includes the Pushcart Award-winning story “The Land of Pain.”

Richter was born in Maryland in 1965, the daughter of Valerie and Herschel Richter, a cardiologist. She was raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Richter earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master's in Creative Writing from Brown University. She has resided in Tucson since 1992.

Prize anthology mentions

Pushcart (CNF) 2016*

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