Jason Ockert

Ockert Jason

Jason Ockert is the author of Wasp Box, his forthcoming debut novel, and two collections of short stories: Neighbors of Nothing and Rabbit Punches. Winner of the Dzanc Short Story Collection Contest, Jason has also been honored by the Atlantic Monthly, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award, the Shirley Jackson Award and the Million Writers Award. His short fiction has appeared in several journals and anthologies including New Stories from the South, Best American Mystery Stories, Oxford American, The Iowa Review, One Story and McSweeney’s. He teaches at Coastal Carolina University.