Keith Meatto is a writer, editor, and teacher in New York.
His short fiction has appeared in Artifice, Harpur Palate, Opium, and elsewhere. His nonfiction publications include The New York Times, The Forward, The Millions, The Texas Observer, Mother Jones, Drunken Boat, and Guernica.
He is Editor in Chief of Frontier Psychiatrist, a daily online arts journal for which he writes about music, books, and culture and manages staff writers in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta, and more than 100 contributors nationwide. The site’s 100% original content includes reviews, essays, interviews with musicians, writers, and artists, and occasionally photography and fiction. Since its inception in 2010, FP has reached 600,000+ visitors.
As a freelance editor, he advises writers on short stories, novels, nonfiction books, screenplays, stage plays, and dissertations. He was also story adviser to his brother’s film How to Grow a Band, which documents mandolin virtuoso and MacArthur “Genius Grant” winner Chris Thile and his band Punch Brothers.
Keith has eight years of teaching experience at the college and high school levels. He now teaches writing at Marymount Manhattan College and LIM College. He previously taught at Pace University and Trevor Day School.