Mary Troy

University of Missouri English Department
St Louis, MO 63121-4401

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

Alibi Café and Other Stories
(BookMark Press, 2002)
, Beauties
(BookMark Press, 2010)
, Cookie Lily
(Southern Methodist University Press, 2004)
, 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
Prizes Won: 
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

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
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Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Feminist
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St. Louis, MO
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Last updated: Dec 05, 2016