Jeffrey Colvin is a New York-based writer whose work is fueled by his interest in history and communities. His projects include both attempts to explore how historical forces shape communities, as well as stories that focus on characters and how they deal with contemporary problems.

Jeffrey Colvin’s fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Hot Metal Bridge, Narrative, Prick of the Spindle, Pindeldyboz, Word Riot, Painted Bride Quarterly, and Kweli. His reviews and essays have appeared in Narrative, Rain Taxi, The Millions and The Brooklyn Rail. He has received grants and fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA; and The Norman Mailer Center, New York, NY. Colvin received an M.F.A. from Columbia University and is currently an assistant editor at Narrative magazine.