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James D McCallister

Author's Bio

A South Carolina Writer’s Workshop/Carrie McCray Literary Award winner, SC Fiction Project honoree, and Faulkner-Wisdom short story finalist, James D. McCallister has worked as a motion picture archivist, newspaper columnist, freelance journalist, small business owner, and author: fiction publications include stories in Pearl, Sandlapper, Petigru Review, and the Saturday Evening Post, as well as two novels, King’s Highway (Red Letter Press, 2007) and Fellow Traveler (Muddy Ford Press, 2012); a third, DOGS OF PARSONS HOLLOW, is currently being shopped by agent Michelle L. Johnson. McCallister lives in West Columbia, SC, with his wife Jenn and their beloved brood of a dozen cats, muses all.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Storyteller Speaks: Rare and Different Fictions of the Grateful Dead (Kearney Street Books, 2011), King's Highway (Red Letter Press, 2007)
Prizes:
Fiction Award, Pearl Magazine, 2007; SC FIction Project 2008; SC Fiction Project 2010; Best Screenplay (2nd place) SC Writer's Workshop Conference 2008 Faulkner-Wisdom Finalist (Short Story), 2012 Faulkner-Wisdom Finalist/shortlist (Novel), 2012 SC Writer's Workshop Carrie McCray Award (Novel), 2012

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Listing last updated: February 7, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Camden, SC
Raised in:
Camden, SC

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