Carolyn Osborn

N/A
Austin, TX 78703-1538
Phone: 
512-472-4533

Author's Bio

I've been a radio writer, a newspaper reporter, and part time English teacher at the Univ. of Texas. My short stories, first published in literary journals, have been gathered in four collections. This work has also appeared in collections in England, Belgium, and Mexico. Two of my novels were published by Wings Press. I'm also a frequent contributor to anthologies.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Contrary People
(Wings Press, 1996)
, Uncertain Ground
(Wings Press, 2010)
, Warriors & Maidens
(Texas Christian University Press, 1991)
, Where We Are Now
(Wings Press, 2014)
Anthologies: 
Lone Star Literature
(Norton, 2003)
Journals: 
Antioch Review, Hotel Amerika, SW Review, Witness
Prizes Won: 
Co-winner Best Book-Length Fiction by a Southwestern Writer, Texas Books in Review; Co-winner Best Short Story Award, Texas Institute of Letters; P.E.N. Syndicated Fiction Award; Prize Stories 1990, The O. Henry Awards; Distinguished Prose Award, Antioch Review; Lon Tinkle Award, Texas Institute of Letters.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
,
Dancing With the Devil in the City of God by Juliana Barbassa
,
Albion's Seed by David Hackett Fischer
,
The 50s, The Story of a Decade by A new collection by the New Yorker
,
Antioch, Missouri, Georgia, Southwestern Reviews by I subscribe to these journals

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Nashville
Raised in: 
Nashville, TN & Gatesville, TX, TX
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Last updated: Jul 29, 2016