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Jo Scott-Coe

Jo Scott-Coe

  • Riverside Community College Department of English
    4800 Magnolia Avenue
    Riverside, CA 92506
  • E-mail: jo.scott-coe@rcc.edu

Publications and Prizes

Babel Fruit, Bitter Oleander, Fourth Genre, Green Mountains Review, Hotel Amerika, Memoir (and), Ninth Letter, Poemeleon, River Teeth, Ruminate, Slate, So to Speak, Superstition Review, Swink, The Nervous Breakdown, Turnrow, Writing on the Edge
Winner of the 2009 NCTE Donald Murray Prize for writing about teaching. Memoir in essays, Teacher at Point Blank, published by Aunt Lute Books (2010). Ms. Magazine has picked Teacher at Point Blank as a "Great Read" for Fall 2010. Pushcart Special Mention 2009, for nonfiction "Teaching at Point Blank"; Notable essay in Best American Essays 2009, "The Recesses of High School" Notable essay in Best American Essays 2010, "Recovering Teacher"

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk, Art & Lies by Jeanette Winterson, Stories by Anton Chekov, The Art of War by Sun Tzu, The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
Favorite Authors:
Truman Capote, Nathanael West, Margaret Atwood, Jamacia Kincaid, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Rodriguez, Joan Didion, Edward Gorey, Cornel West

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Listing last updated: December 20, 2012

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Creative Nonfiction Writer
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West Lafayette, IN
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