Alan Ziegler received a B.S. from Union College and a Masters in Creative Writing from City College of New York, where he studied with Kurt Vonnegut, William Burroughs, and Joel Oppenheimer. His grants and awards include a grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Word Beat Fiction Book Award (selected by George Plimpton), four PEN Syndicated Fiction awards, a CAPS (Creative Artists in Public Service) fellowship, and National Endowment for the Arts and New York State Council on the Arts grants for Some literary magazine and Release Press, which he co-edited. He has taught at Teachers and Writers Collaborative, the Poetry Society of America, Interlochen Arts Academy, Bronx Community College, and for Poets-in-the-Schools. His books include The Swan Song of Vaudeville: Tales and Takes; The Green Grass of Flatbush (stories); So Much To Do (poems); The Writing Workshop, Volumes I and II; and The Writing Workshop Note Book. In 2011, Narrative Library published a collection of his work, Love at First Sight: An Alan Ziegler Reader.
Alan Ziegler’s short story appears in Cavalier Literary Couture....▶
Based on a True Life: A Memoir in PIeces
Excerpts from Alan Ziegler’s work in progress appear in The International Literary Quarterly....▶
The Writing Workshop Notebook
The Writing Workshop Note Book is devoted to making, remaking, and remarking on writing.....▶