Jonathan Wei is a writer, playwright and producer. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Iowa Review, Glimmer Train, The North American Review, Vespertine Press and Rivendell, among other publications. He has been interviewed on NPR, UO Today and his work reviewed by New York Magazine, Arts Journal Online, Inside Higher Ed, The Oregonian, The Eugene Weekly, Oregon Quarterly and the Eugene Register Guard, among others. His production credits include “Telling, Eugene” (co-creator, co-author, executive producer), The New Writing, New Thinking Conference (conference creator, director), KGB Sunday Evening Fiction Series (co-director) and the Emergency Reading Series (founder, co-director). His collaborations include “Telling, Eugene,” with co-author Max Rayneard and director John Schmor, and the multi-media digital art installation “Sunflowers,” with Stephen Hilyard which premiered at the Madison Museum of Modern Art in November, 2007. Jonathan is a fellow of the Vermont Studio Center and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and he was named the Borchardt Scholar at the Sewanee Writers Conference. His work has won the Glimmer Train Fiction Open, been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes and been selected by the Writers at Work Fiction Contest, the Lorian Hemingway Fiction Contest and the Literal Latte’ Fiction Contest. He graduated in 1999 with an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. Jonathan currently resides in Austin, TX.