Courtney McDermott

Somerville, MA 02143

Author's Bio

Courtney McDermott earned her BA in English from Mount Holyoke College and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame. Her short stories and essays have appeared in Berkeley Fiction Review, Daily Palette, Found Press, Italy from a Backpack, A Little Village Magazine, The Lyon Review, Raving Dove, Sliver of Stone, and Third Wednesday. She also writes book reviews for NewPages.com and various magazines. A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer in the country of Lesotho, she now teaches near Boston.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
How They Spend Their Sundays
(Whitepoint Press, 2013)
Journals: 
Berkeley Fiction Review, Emerge Literary Journal, Found Press Quarterly, The Nassau Review, Sliver of Stone, The Daily Palette, Third Wednesday
Prizes Won: 
Mitchell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Creative Writing, Notre Dame

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New Hampton
Raised in: 
New Hampton, IA
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Last updated: Aug 05, 2014