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Marilyn Krysl

Author's Bio

Marilyn Krysl has published four collections of stories, including Notre Dame's Richard Sullivan Prize winning collection, "Dinner with Osama". She has also publsihed in The Atlantic, The Nation, The New Republic and other journals, in Best American Short Stories 2000, O. Henry Prize Stories, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology. She has taught ESL in the People's Republic of China, served as Artist in Residence at the Center for Human Caring in Denver, worked as a volunteer for Peace Brigade International in Sri Lanka, and volunteered at the Kalighat Home for the Destitute and Dying administered by Mother Teresa's Sisters of Charity in Calcutta. She currently volunteers with Sudanese immigrants.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Dinner With Osama (Notre Dame University Press, 2008), How to Accommodate Men (Coffee House Press, 1998), Warscape With Lovers (Cleveland State University Press, 1997), Soulskin (NLN Press, 1996), Mozart, Westmoreland and Me (Thunder's Mouth Press, 1985), Honey, You've Been Dealt a Winning Hand (Capra Press, 1980)
Journals:
Atlantic Monthly, Kenyon Review, New Republic, Prairie Schooner, Progressive, The Nation
Prizes:
Notre Dame's Richard Sullivan Prize, for "Dinner with Osama".

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Listing last updated: August 28, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English

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