S. P. Tenhoff
Contributor History

S. P. Tenhoff is a recipient of the Bennett Cerf Memorial Prize for Fiction and the Editor’s Reprint Award. His collection The Involuntary Sojourner, the title story of which appears in Conjunctions’ online magazine, was selected as a finalist for the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction. His stories have appeared in The Southern Review, American Short FictionThe Gettysburg Review, The Antioch Review, and Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, among other publications.



In Print

Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow


March 20, 2018
You can’t live forever in fear   of language. Or well,
you can.
But it’s pathetic.  
March 13, 2018
Come late spring the branches bear

creamy blooms then pulpy orange half-sweet

three- or four-stoned fruits that slip to the dirt

that all things living leave behind, dirt
February 27, 2018
You dwell at green lights
longer than expected.
Thoughts that had gone far
are slow in returning.
The Pulitzer finalist and National Book Awardwinning author reads from The Overstory
Monday, April 16, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema