Keith Meatto

Keith Meatto is a writer, teacher, and editor who lives in Brooklyn. A graduate of Yale College, he has an MFA from the New School and has also studied African history at the University of Virginia and fiction writing at Kenyon College. He has taught in Manhattan for 10 years, five as a college writing instructor and five 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 ArtificeHarpur Palate, Opium, and has been a finalist in several Glimmer Train contests. From 2010 to 2014, he served as Editor in Chief of the daily arts journal Frontier Psychiatrist; over the years, he has edited everything from documentary films to doctoral dissertations. In 2015, he quit compulsive reading, found yoga, ran his first half marathon, and grew his first beard.