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Full Name: Jacob M. Appel
Jacob M. Appel’s first novel, The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, won the 2012 Dundee International Book Award and was published by Cargo. His short story collection, Scouting for the Reaper, won the 2012 Hudson Prize and was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2014. His most recent books include a novel, The Biology of Luck (Elephant Rock, 2013), an essay collection, Phoning Home (University of South Carolina Press, 2014) and a short story collection, Einstein’s Beach House (Pressgang/Butler University, 2014). Jacob’s short fiction has appeared in more than two hundred literary journals including Gettysburg Review, Michigan Quarterly, Southwest Review, Threepenny Review and Virginia Quarterly Review. His prose has won the Boston Review Short Fiction Competition, the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award for the Short Story, the Dana Award, the Arts & Letters Prize for Fiction, the North American Review’s Kurt Vonnegut Prize, the Missouri Review’s Editor’s Prize, the Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize, the Briar Cliff Review’s Short Fiction Prize, the Salem College Center for Women Writers’ Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award, the H. E. Francis Prize, the New Millennium Writings Fiction Award on four occasions, an Elizabeth George Fellowship and a Sherwood Anderson Foundation Writers Grant. His stories have been short-listed for the O. Henry Award (2001), Best American Short Stories (2007, 2008, 2013), Best American Nonrequired Reading (2007, 2008), and the Pushcart Prize anthology (2005, 2006, 2011, 2014). In 2003, he was honored with Brown’s Undergraduate Council of Students Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2003. He is currently on the faculty of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
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Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Will travel anywhere with sufficient notice.
Dates Available:
Fees: Rates negotiable but reasonable.
Contact Information: 140 Claremont Avenue #3D
New York NY 10027
PH: 212-663-3643
Email: jacobmappel@gmail.com
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Author's Timeline:
2015 New York County
Jacob M. Appel currently lives in New York, New York. 
2014 (Unknown) County
Einstein's Beach House
(Pub: Pressgang / Butler University ISBN: 978-0984940585)
Short story collection. 
2014 (Unknown) County
Scouting for the Reaper
(Pub: Black Lawrence ISBN: 978-1937854959)
Short story collection. 
2014 (Unknown) County
Phoning Home
(Pub: University of South Carolina Press ISBN: 978-1611173710)
2013 (Unknown) County
The Biology of Luck
(Pub: Elephant Rock Books ISBN: 978-0975374689)
2012 (Unknown) County
The Man Who Wouldn't Stand Up
(Pub: Cargo ISBN: 978-1908885111)
? Bronx County
Jacob M. Appel was born in the Bronx, New York. 

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