Melanie Rae Thon

Department of English
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0494

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
"Lost Children"
(Southern Review, 2009)
, "Retreating Light"
(Five Points, 2009)
, "Survivors"
(Agni Press, 2009)
, First, Body
(Henry Holt, 1998)
, Girls in the Grass
(Random House, 1991)
, Iona Moon
(Plume, 1994)
, Meteors in August
(Random House, 1990)
, Pushcart Prize XXXII
(Pushcart Press, 2008)
, Sweet Hearts
(Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
Anthologies: 
Best American Short Stories
(Houghton Mifflin, 1995)
, Best American Short Stories
(Houghton Mifflin, 1996)
, Pushcart Prize XXVII
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2003)
, Pushcart Prize XXX
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2005)
, The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction
(Scribner, 1999)
Journals: 
Antaeus, Five Points, Granta, Hudson Review, Image, Ontario Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, Tin House
Prizes Won: 
National Endowment for the Arts, 1992 & 2008 Tanner Humanities Center Fellowship, 2009 Whiting Writer's Award, 1997 Lannan Foundation, Writer's Residency in Marfa, Texas, 2005 Pushcart Prize: 2003, 2006, 2008 Best American Short Stories, 1995 & 1996 O. Henry Prize Stories, 2006

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Kalispell
Raised in: 
Kalispell, MT
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Last updated: Jul 27, 2009