Eric Boyd

Eric Boyd is a winner of a PEN Prison Writing Award and Slice Magazine‘s Bridging the Gap Award. His stories are in Joyland, Guernica, Hobart, and The Offing; in addition, his work appeared in the anthology Prison Noir (Akashic Books). He is the editor of The Pittsburgh Anthology (Belt Publishing).

Boyd holds an MFA from The Writer’s Foundry. He is a longtime mentor within the PEN Prison Writing program and is currently on the board of Chatham University’s Words Without Walls prison program.

Living in Pittsburgh, Eric Boyd is currently working on a novel. His website can be found here.

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