Ann Pancake

Fiction Writer

Seattle, WA
Washington US

Publications & Prizes

New Stories From the South: The Year's Best 2010 (Algonquin Books, 2010)
Pushcart Prize XXIX: Best of the Small Presses (Pushcart Press, 2005)
Short Takes (Norton, 2005)
New Stories from the South: The Year's Best 2004 (Algonquin Books, 2004)
Strange As This Weather Has Been (Counterpoint Press, 2007)
Given Ground (University Press of New England, 2001)
Prizes won: 

Whiting Writers Award;

Pushcart Prize;

Bakeless Prize;

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant;

Notable Mention in Best American Short Stories for “Arsonists”;

Thomas D. and Lily Chaffin Award for Appalachian Literature;

Brenda Ueland Fiction Prize;

Finalist for the 2008 Washington State Book Award, Strange As This Weather Has Been;

Finalist for the 2008 Orion Book Award, Strange As This Weather Has Been;

2007 Weatherford Prize for best fiction/poetry about Appalachia, Strange As This Weather Has Been;

Plattner Award for Nonfiction;

Doris Roberts/William Goyen Fellowship in Fiction, the Christopher Isherwood

Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship;

Julia Peterkin Prize;

West Virginia Commission on the Arts Fellowship;

Glasgow Prize for Given Ground;

First Place, New Millennium Writings, Creative Nonfiction;

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship

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Romney, WV
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Last update: Jul 15, 2011