Justin Courter's novels Cadenza and The Heart of It All were published by Owl Canyon Press. The Heart of It All won the Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) for contemporary fiction in 2015. 

Justin's novel Skunk: A Love Story was published by Omindawn, and translated into German by Hablizel Publishing. His collection of prose poems, The Death of the Poem: And Other Paragraphs was published by Main Street Rag after finishing as a finalist in the 2007 MSR Poetry Book Award contest.

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Justin writes reviews of independently published books for the American Book Review, Rain Taxi, and other publications. His short stories and prose poems have appeared in Pleiades, The Literary Review, Poetry East, The Berkeley Fiction Review, and elsewhere. His humor pieces have appeared on McSweeney's, Weekly Humorist, Slackjaw, and other humor websites. 

Justin lives in Queens, New York with his son. His publicist, Mary Bisbee-Beek, can be reached at [email protected].