Keith Meatto is a writer, teacher, and editor 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.
He has taught in Manhattan for 10 years: five years as a college writing instructor and five years as a high school English teacher.
His nonfiction publications include The New York Times, The Forward, The Millions, The Texas Observer, Mother Jones, Coldfront, Drunken Boat, and Guernica. His short fiction has appeared in Artifice, Harpur Palate, Opium, and has been a finalist in three Glimmer Train contests.
From 2010 to 2014, he edited Frontier Psychiatrist, a daily arts journal where he oversaw the publication of 1,200+ articles and got a shout-out from Junot Diaz, one of his literary heroes. As a freelance editor and story advisor, he has worked on novels, fashion books, documentary film, and dissertations.
In 2015, he quit compulsive reading, discovered yoga and swimming, ran his first distance races (Half Marathon, 15K, 10K), and belatedly grew his first beard. Stay tuned for his first book.