"short stories" "literary stories" fiction nonfiction shoft fiction wkshop director wwriting workshop short fictio
Paul Pekin


You may read some of Paul Pekin's 
stories at this site.

Short Stories by Paul Pekin


Paul Pekin's work has appeared in the Chicago Reader, The New York Press, and other newspapers.  He has published essays and short stories in numerous literary magazines including Other Voices, The Bridge, The South Dakota Review, and Sou'wester. He is a recipient of a Peter Lisagor Award for outstanding journalism and his work has been anthologized  by Houghton Mifflin in Best Sports Writing of 1991. Paul Pekin has served as a full time writing workshop director at Columbia College of Chicago, directed Freshmen English courses at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and participated in programs for the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Many of his students have been published.