Laura Marello

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

Claiming Kin
(Guernica Editions, 2008)
The Available Press/PEN Short Story Collection
(Ballantine Books, 1985)
, The Voices We Carry: Italian-American Women's Fiction
(Guernica Editions, 1994)
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
Sono by Sarah Arvio
Reading Diary by Alberto Manguel

More Information

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