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Mary Troy

Mary Troy

Author's Bio

Mary Troy is the author of five books of fiction: Swimming on Hwy N, a novel (2016, Moon City Press), Beauties, a novel (2010, BkMk Press), Cookie Lily, a collection of short stories, (2005 SMU and Dzanc Press) The Alibi Cafe, a collection, (2003 BkMk press) and Joe Baker is Dead, a collection, (U of MO press, 1999)

Publications and Prizes

Beauties (BookMark Press, 2010), Cookie Lily (Southern Methodist University Press, 2004), Alibi Café and Other Stories (BookMark Press, 2002), Joe Baker Is Dead (University of Missouri Press, 1998)
American Fiction, American Literary Review, Arkansas Review, Ascent, Boulevard, Chicago Tribune, Greensboro Review, New Letters, River Styx, Sou'wester
Nelson Algren, USA Book Award, Finalist for Forewords book of the year, Devil's Kitchen Reading Award, John Gould Fletcher Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf, The Nix by Joe Hill
Favorite Books:
During the Reign of the Queen of Persia by Joan Chase; A Constellation of Vital Phenomenom by Anthony Marra
Favorite Authors:
Marra, Munro, Saunders, Chase, Yount, Nordan,

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Listing last updated: December 5, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Feminist
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Born in:
Florissant, MO
Raised in:
St. Louis, MO

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