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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

Books:
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)
Journals:
American Fiction, American Literary Review, Arkansas Review, Ascent, Boulevard, Chicago Tribune, Greensboro Review, New Letters, River Styx, Sou'wester
Prizes:
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,

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: December 5, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Florissant, MO
Raised in:
St. Louis, MO

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