Stephen Wechselblatt's Biography
Award-winning author Steve Wechselblatt has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Iowa. His short stories have appeared in an annual survey of Modern Poetry in Translation, edited by Daniel Weissbort with an introduction by Ted Hughes; Circa, the Journal of Historical Fiction; Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine; and Chicago Literati, among others.
His short story collection, Diamonds and Moths, explores the lyrical boundaries of flash fiction. Diamonds and Moths is inspired by the intellectual meta-fiction of Jorge Luis Borges and the lyrical immediacy of Japanese haiku.
Steve Wechselblatt lives in Weaverville, North Carolina.
Akase was a student of mine, when I taught at an industrial college in Japan from 1978-1980. He came across my books recently and just received them in Japan. And now we are back in touch.