Jake Zucker

writer, teacher, editor

Jake Zucker was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1986 and raised and educated in Upstate New York. His journalism appears in ESPN the Magazine and Fast Company and he was a finalist in the Boulevard Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers. He is the former Assistant Editor for Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and Book Review Editor for Sycamore Review. He lives in Lafayette, Indiana, teaches undergraduate writing courses, and recently graduated from the MFA program at Purdue University, where he received Kneale, Knoll, and Dean’s Awards for his fiction and Quintilian Awards for his pedagogy.