Brice Particelli


Brice Particelli earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is a 2022 Creative Writing Fellow with the National Endowment for the Arts. Before coming to Berkeley, he was a Steinbeck Fellow in Nonfiction at San José State, an Artist Fellow in Nonfiction at NYSCA/NYFA, and taught writing, literature, and pedagogy at Colorado State, Pace, and Columbia University. His writing has been published in Harper's, Guernica, Salmagundi, The Smart Set, and Fourth River, among others, and he is the guest editor of the anthologies America Street [Revised Edition] (Persea Books, 2019) and ​In the Between: 21st Century Short Stories  (Persea Books, 2022). He is currently writing a narrative nonfiction book focused on (mis)education movements in the United States. His work can be found at

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Articles and Essays: 

  • “The Great American Eclipse” (literary journalism). Salmagundi Magazine, October 2020​
  • "Liberty and the Marketplace" (literary journalism). Harper's Magazine, July 2020
  • "Playing in the Intersection" (personal essay) The Smart Set, April 2020
  • “The Terrarium” (literary journalism). Guernica Magazine, March 2020
  • “Dancing at the Bay of Sharks” (personal essay). Delmarva Review, November 2019
  • “Running with René” (personal essay). Aethlon: Journal of Sports Literature, Spring 2018
  • "This Concrete Life" (podcast episode). Prod. Willow Belden. Out There, April 2017
  • "Paddling the Sewershed" (nature/ travel). The Big Roundtable, July 2016
  • "Riding the Local" (memoir/ travel). Tales to Go, Traveler's Tales, February 2015
  • “Exploring the Land of Cook” (memoir/ travel). Tampa Review, Winter 2014
  • “Clinging to a Tree on Christmas” (memoir/ travel). The Common, August 2013
  • “Fishing the Flats” (memoir/ travel). Gray’s Sporting Journal, February 2010
  • “Tapping a Flower” (travel/ nature).  Crab Orchard Review, Spring 2006
  • “Postcards” (personal essay/ nature). Fourth River, Spring 2006