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Carolynne Scott

Author's Bio

My writing life has been enhanced by teaching adults at the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 1982 until 2004, and the Homewood Senior Center, 2004 to the present.I am currently working on a novel -- a murder mystery in the world of ballroom dancing.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Green & the Burning Alike (Portals Press, 1994)
Anthologies:
Alalitcom (Alabama Writers Conclave, 2011), Her Solo (Northwoods Anthology, 2006), Belles' Letters (Livingston University Press, 1999)
Journals:
Aura Literary Arts Review, Flannery O'Connor Bulletin, Noccalula, Outerbridge, Short Story International, Southern Poetry Review, The Birmingham Arts Journal, The Distillery
Prizes:
National Endowment for the Arts Fiction Fellowship,1978; Hackney Literary Prize for Short Stories, 1969, 1971,1974,1976,1979,2013; Scope Literary Competition, 1967;Faux Flannery Prize, Georgia College, 1994; Pell City Pens Short Story Award for Adults, 2008; Alabama Writers Conclave, short story, 2002, 2011; poetry, 2011 and 2013 published in Alalitcom.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Portrait of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Favorite Books:
State of Wonder, Ann Padgett; The Invisible Bridge, Julie Orringer; The Complete Stories, Flannery O'Connor; The Newspaper Boy, Chervis Isom.
Favorite Authors:
Flannery O'Connor, Alice Munro, Ann Padgett, Alice Sebold, Geraldine Brooks, Julie Orringer

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Listing last updated: January 20, 2015

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Seniors
Born in:
Birmingham, AL
Raised in:
Birmingham, AL

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