Joelle Fraser

Susanville, CA 96130
(530) 249-9028

Author's Bio

My background is in journalism, and I mostly write creative nonfiction, both personal and journalistic essays. I've written two memoirs and am now working on a novel.

Publications and Prizes

The Forest House
(Counterpoint Press, 2013)
, The Territory of Men: A Memoir
(Random House, 2002)
Crazyhorse, Fourth Genre, Hawaii Pacific Review, High Desert Journal, Iowa Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, ZYZZYVA
Prizes Won: 
I'm a MacDowell Fellow; won the San Francisco Foundation award for Nonfiction; was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. My essay "Inspiration Point," from Crazyhorse, was recognized by Christopher Hitchens in the 2010 Best American Essays anthology 2010.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Midwinter Blood by Mons Kallentoft
The Name of the World by Denis Johnson

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

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Creative Nonfiction Writer
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Born in: 
San Francisco
Raised in: 
Northwest and Hawaii, CA
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Last updated: Jan 08, 2013