Laura Marello

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c/o English Department Lynchburg College
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Author's Bio

I grew up in New York and Los Angeles and have spent most of my adult life in Northern California. I have written poetry, creative nonfiction, stories, novels, a memoir, a screenplay and a play. My first novel, Claiming Kin, is forthcoming from Guernica Editions in 2009.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Claiming Kin
(Guernica Editions, 2008)
Anthologies: 
The Available Press/PEN Short Story Collection
(Ballantine Books, 1985)
, The Voices We Carry: Italian-American Women's Fiction
(Guernica Editions, 1994)
Journals: 
Chelsea, Chicago Review, Colorado North Review, Mississippi Review, The Montserrat Review, New Directions, Newsday, Quarterly West, Review of Contemporary Fiction, Shankpainter, Sonora Review, The Quarterly, Voices in Italian Americana
Prizes Won: 
National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Stegner Fellowship in fiction, Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown Fellowship in Fiction, Deming Grant, Vogelstein Foundation Grant

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Proust by Samuel Beckett
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Sono by Sarah Arvio
,
Reading Diary by Alberto Manguel

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Long Island
Raised in: 
Los Angeles and New York, CA
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Last updated: Jul 16, 2008