Zachary Watterson

Zachary Watterson, author and writer


Zachary Watterson’s work has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, The Paris Review Daily, Commentary’s Summer Fiction, River Styx, Massachusetts Review, Post Road, Glimmer Train’s Writers Ask, The Stranger, Litro, and the W.W. Norton anthology called Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose By Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees. His work has received a Pushcart Prize nomination, and has been honored in the Best American Essays series. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Elizabeth George Foundation and the Jentel Arts Foundation and work-study scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. He taught theater and writing in prisons in Jackson, Ypsilanti, and Detroit, Michigan, through the Prison Creative Arts Project, and in Seattle and Gig Harbor, Washington. He presently lives with his family in Philadelphia and is at work on a novel and a memoir.


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Zachary Watterson, author and writer