Shell Fischer (Noble)

1794 Cedar Creek Grade
Winchester, VA 22602

Author's Bio

I received my MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University, where I studied with such beat-generation writers as Allen Ginsberg, Ken Kesey, Hubert Selby Jr., Anne Waldman, and Bobbie Louise Hawkins. My writing has been read on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, and published in many journals. I recently completed my first novel, The Joy of Mom, about the Sexual Revolution as seen through the eyes of a 10-year-old girl.

Publications and Prizes

Apostrophe, Brooklyn Rail, Coffee & Chicory, Confrontation, Nebo
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The first chapter of my novel, The Joy of Mom, won the Bronx Council on the Arts 2009 Chapter One Award, and was a finalist for American Short Fiction's 2008 Short Story Award.

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East Lansing
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Last updated: Jun 11, 2012