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James Snowden

Author's Bio

Jim Snowden is an award-winning writer, editor and educator who lives in the Seattle area. His passion is telling stories about people who find that the rules they've lived by are turning against them. Jim received his MFA from the University of Washington in 2004, where he won the David Guterson award for his work on Dismantle the Sun, which came out in 2012. His second novel, Summer of Long Knives, came out in 2013.

Publications and Prizes

Summer of Long Knives (Booktrope, 2013), Dismantle the Sun (Booktrope, 2012)
MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Mind in Motion, Pulphouse: A Fiction Magazine, Seattle Review, The King's English
David Guterson Prize Million Writers Award for Best Novella

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Nixonland by Rick Perlstein, The Sense of An Ending by Julian Barnes
Favorite Books:
Mother Night Lolita The Trial Mrs. Dalloway
Favorite Authors:
Virginia Woolf Kurt Vonnegut Franz Kafka Richard Wright

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Listing last updated: May 5, 2014

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Fiction Writer
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Mixed Race
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Born in:
Santa Monica, CA

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