Erin Pringle-Toungate

The Inland Northwest, WA

Author's Bio

Originally from Illinois, Pringle-Toungate now lives in the Northwest United States. Her first collection of stories, The Floating Order, is published by Scotland's Two Ravens Press (2009). "How The Sun Burns Among Hills of Rock and Pebble," the title story of her next collection, is available as a chapbook through The Head & The Hand Press (2015); her chapbook "The Wandering House" She is the fiction editor of The Literati Quarterly. She is presently shopping her next collection, How the Sun Burns, to publishers.

Publications and Prizes

The Floating Order
(Two Ravens Press , 2009)
, Water Under a Different Sky
(The Head & The Hand Press, 2017)
Box of Delights
(Aeon Press, 2012)
, Box of Delights
(Aeon Press, 2011)
, Not Normal, IL
(Indiana University Press, 2009)
, The Lightning Tree
(Underground Voices, 2015)
Adirondack Review, Barrelhouse, Big Pulp, Bonfire, Dark Recesses Press, Dogzplot, Downstate Story Magazine, Electric Velocipede, Emrys Journal, Etchings, Girls with Insurance, Glint Literary Journal, kadar koli, Lake Effect, New York Tyrant, Pacific Review, Pagitica in Toronto, Porcupine Literary Arts Magazine, Quarter After Eight, Quay: A Journal of the Arts , Red Mountain Review, SAND, Snow*vigate, SUB-LIT, The Minnesota Review, The Project for a New Mythology, Ugly Accent, War, Literature and the Arts, Whistling Shade
How The Sun Burns Among Hills of Rock and Pebble
(The Head & The Hand Press, 2015)
, The Lightning Tree
(Underground Voices, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
Pushcart Prize Nomination (2007, 2012, 2013); recipient of Artist Trust Fellowship (2012); finalist in Kore Press Short Fiction Contest (2012); shortlisted for Charles Pick Fellowship (2007); named a Best American Notable Non-Required Reading (2007); second place in Austin Chronicle Short Fiction Contest (2008); winner of Pagitica in Toronto Short Fiction Contest (2003); recipient of Rose Fellowship (2003-06, Texas State University).

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Terre Haute
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Casey, IL
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Last updated: May 11, 2016