Barrett (just barrett)

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Barrett was an editor at the literary journal Hunger Mountain for 5 years and holds an MFA in Fiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is an adjunct writing instructor and teaches writing at conferences. She lives in the cool grey light of the Pacific Northwest.

Publications & Prizes

Wordstock Ten (Wordstock Press, 2012)
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Drunken Boat
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Night Train
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"Aphrodite Carries Condoms" won Honorable Mention in the Bevel Summers Prize; 2012 Wordstock Short Fiction Award, Finalist for “The Shape of Desire”; 2012 Mslexia First Novel Competition, Longlisted -- A Cooler Than Hot Place; 2011 Faulkner Novella Competition, Semi-Finalist -- “The Bed You Made”; 2011 Bacopa Fiction Award, Honorable Mention -- “Toronado”; 2011 William Faulkner-Wisdom Competition, Semi-Finalist -- A Cooler Than Hot Place; 2012 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Scholarship Recipient; 2012 Awarded Vermont Studio Center Grant; 2011 Squaw Valley Community of Writers Scholarship Recipient; 2011 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Scholarship Recipient

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Refugees of Revolution by Carl Wittke, The Forty-Eighters: Political Refugess of the German Revolution of 1848 by AE Zucker

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Last update: Jun 07, 2017