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Elizabeth Bruce

Author's Bio

DC-based Texan writer/actor Elizabeth Bruce’s debut novel, And Silent Left the Place, won Washington Writers’ Publishing House Prize, with distinctions from Texas Institute of Letters, ForeWord Magazine, SPD. Publications: Gargoyle-64, Firewords Quarterly, ‘Merica Magazine, Lines & Stars, Inklette, Olive Press, Pure Slush, Gravity Dancers, Long Short Story, Degenerate Literature, Washington Post; grants from DCCAH, Poets & Writers, McCarthey Dressman Educational Foundation. She co-founded Sanctuary Theatre with Michael Oliver & Jill Navarre; won Carpetbag Theatre’s Lucas Award; produced at Capital Fringe, Adventure & Sanctuary Theatres, Playwrights Forum. At CentroNía she leads a STEM Theatrical Journey Project for Young Children. https://andilit.com/2016/06/25/writing-on-the-fringes-an-interview-with-elizabeth-bruce/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68tD0kge9zA http://dctheatrescene.com/2016/07/14/elizabeth-bruces-theatrical-journey-arts-community/ http://art202.com/2016/03/25/featured-blog-the-theatrical-journey-project-centronia/

Publications and Prizes

Books:
And Silent Left the Place (Washington Writers' Publishing House, 2007)
Anthologies:
Gargoyle 64 (Paycock Press, 2015), Gravity Dancers (Paycock Press, 2009)
Journals:
Bareback Magazine, Inklette, Lines & Stars, Pure Slush, Washington Post
Prizes:
Fiction Prize, Washington Writers' Publishing House ForeWord Magazine, Bronze Prize, General Fiction, Book of the Year Award Finalist, Steven Turner Award for Best Work of First Fiction, Texas Institute of Letters Recommended by Small Press Distributors Best Summer Reading, Montserrat Review 1st Place, Sheila’s Iron, WF Lucas Playwright Competition, Carpetbag Theatre, Knoxville, TN Fellowship, McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation Fellowships, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Writer Grants, Readings & Workshops Program, Poets & Writers, Inc.

Elizabeth Bruce Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
The Road, Ballad of the Sad Cafe, Cane,
Favorite Authors:
Cormac McCarthy, Carson McCullers, Jean Toomer,

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Listing last updated: July 18, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Adults, Children, Seniors, Teachers, Veterans
Fluent in:
Spanish
Born in:
Houston, TX
Raised in:
La Marque, TX

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