Richard Schmitt

Richard Schmitt is the author of The Aerialist, a novel, and has published fiction and nonfiction in Arts & Letters, Blackbird, Cimarron Review, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, North American Review, Puerto del Sol, and other places. His story, “Leaving Venice, Florida,” won 1st Prize in The Mississippi Review story contest. He has been anthologized in New Stories of the South: The Year’s Best 1999 and The Best American Essays, 2013.