Keith Meatto is a writer, editor, and teacher who lives in Brooklyn.
A Yale College graduate with an MFA from the New School, he has also studied African and African-American history and culture at the University of Virginia, fiction writing at Kenyon College, and Spanish language in Buenos Aires.
His nonfiction publications include The New York Times, The Forward, The Millions, The Texas Observer, Mother Jones, Coldfront, Drunken Boat, Guernica, and The Concord Monitor, where he was a daily newspaper reporter. His short fiction has appeared in Artifice, Harpur Palate, Opium, and has been a finalist in three Glimmer Train contests.
As a freelance editor and story advisor, he has worked on novels, fashion and art books, documentary film, and dissertations. From 2010 to 2014, he edited the daily arts journal Frontier Psychiatrist.
He has taught in Manhattan for 10 years: five years as a college writing instructor and five years as a high school English teacher.
In 2015, he has quit compulsive reading, discovered yoga and swimming, run his first races (5K, 10K, 15K, and two half marathons), and grown his first beard. Stay tuned for his first book.