English Professor Alan Sincic’s Fiction Wins Awards

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses

Alan Sincic, part-time faculty, mathematics, who teaches on the Osceola Campus, recently won the 2019 Texas Observer Short Story contest and the 2019 Adrift Short Story contest.

Last week, he read his winning story “Dear Mr. Gottlieb” — a satirical send-up of corporate America — at the Texas Book Festival in Austin. It appears in this month’s Texas Observer and online. His short story, “The Smile Contest,” along with an extensive interview about the craft of fiction, will be published in the January 2020 issue of Driftwood Press Literary Magazine.

Alan’s work has appeared in New Ohio Review (“The Deluge” in the Fall 2018 print edition, “Bacon” in the Summer 2019 Exclusive), The Greensboro Review, Big Fiction Magazine, Hunger Mountain Journal, A-3 Press, The Gateway Review, Cobalt, and elsewhere. For more information about Alan’s work, click here.

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