John Copenhaver


JOHN COPENHAVER is the recipient of the 2015, 2016, and 2017 Artist Fellowships from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities. In 2015, he launched and continues to maintain a crime fiction column for the Lambda Literary website called “Blacklight.” His short fiction has appeared in Glitterwolf MagazineRoanoke Review, and Gaslight, the Lambda Emerging Voices Anthology. He won the 2015 Larry Neal Writers’ award for short fiction and was first runner-up in the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest and the Narrative Magazine Winter Story Contest. He’s attended Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and residencies at Ragdale, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center. He lives in Washington, D.C.