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Spencer Wilkins

I'm a writer and sound engineer raised in Tokyo and New Jersey. My essays and poetry have appeared in Southeast Review, Essay Daily, and Puerto del Sol. I received the Bowdoin Nonfiction Prize and an Iowa Arts Fellowship. I am an active MFA candidate at the University of Iowa.

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Creative Nonfiction


What is 10^19, really? There's no specific term for this number, the closest would be a quintillion which is 10^18. I can write it out longhand 10,000,000,000,000,000,000, but that does ... [+]

Qualified Long Story Short Award 2022 - Creative Nonfiction


For a fire it didn't hurt much
more than sore teeth or
sour dates, salad day fates ... [+]

Qualified Long Story Short Award 2022 - Poetry