Steven Ostrowski

Steven Ostrowski is a fiction writer, poet and painter whose work appears widely in literary journals and anthologies. He’s recently published fiction in American Short Fiction, Midway Journal, river, river and Cloudbank. Steven is the author of six chapbooks--five of poems and one of stories. His chapbook of poems, Persons of Interest, won the 2021 Wolfson Chapbook Prize and will be published this year. He and his son Ben coauthored a full-length collaboration called Penultimate Human Constellation, published in 2018 by Tolsun Books. His novel, The Highway of Spirit and Bone, is forthcoming from Lefora Publishers. Steven teaches at Central Connecticut State University.

Thank You for Coming to My Fred Talk

Not that that’s the point of this talk. It is not. I’m getting to the point. The fact is, my point is complex and will take time to make. And I understand that you, my audience, may not be, shall we say, the pointiest of pointy heads.