Eric Boyd is a fiction writer living in Pittsburgh.
A recipient of a PEN American Center Prison Writing Award and Slice Magazine's Bridging the Gap Award, Boyd's work is in Guernica, Joyland, Hobart, and The Offing, as well as the anthologies Prison Noir and Words Without Walls. He is the editor of The Pittsburgh Anthology.
Boyd holds an MFA from The Writer's Foundry in Brooklyn. He is working on a novel.
† Nominated for pushcart prize
‡ Winner of Slice Magazine's Bridging the gap award
# voted as story of the month (Nov 2015); anthologized
‖ collab w. PEN america; later reprinted (w. illustrations) by sixpenny & Co.
Δ winner of PEN Prison Writing Award
E D I T I N G, T E A C H I N G +
Editor: The Pittsburgh Anthology
Guest Editor: The James Franco Review
Reader: Winter Tangerine’s ‘Hands Up Don't Shoot’ issue
Guest Editor: Dead Flowers, a poetry rag
Advising Editor: tNY Press
Judge: Waldman InTl Writing Competition (2016)
Panelist: Conversations & Connections (2014, 2015)
Panelist: N. America Review Conference (2015)
Teacher: Words Without Walls workshop
"This collection is stimulating...a portrait Boyd has designed to be from-the-streets, warts-and-all."
— Bill O'driscoll
THE PITTSBURGH ANTHOLOGY
Market Street Arts Festival (2013, fiction)
H.E. Francis Award (2015, Semi-finalist)
NAR Twitter Contest (Honorable Mention)
B. Snopes’ Story of the Month (Nov. 2015)
Tin House Summer Workshop (2014)
Pushcart Prize (nominated 2013/16/17)
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