Denise Tolan

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

3535 N. Ellison Dr
San Antonio, TX 78251
Phone: 
210 486-4301
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Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals: , , , ,
Mojave River Review
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SunStruck Magazine
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Fiction

Books:
Best Small Fictions 2018 (Braddock Avenue Books, 2018)
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Best Short Stories from the Saturday Evening Post 2017 (Saturday Evening Post Society, 2017)
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Empty Sink Publishing
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Hobart
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Quirk
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The Airgonaut
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The Great American Literary Magazine
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The RavensPerch
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Prizes won: 
  • Nominated for Best Small Fictions 2020 by Great Weather For Media

  • 2019 Finalist Arts for the People Chapbook Contest

  • 2019 Longlist Ink Tears Short Story Contest

  • 2019 International Literary Awards, Penelope Niven Prize in Nonfiction: finalist

  • 2019 Gambling the Aisle Chapbook Prize: finalist 

  • 2018 Diane Woods Memorial Award: finalist, non fiction

  • 2018 The Best Small Fictions, Lunch Ticket: winner

  • 2018 International Literary Awards, Penelope Niven Prize in Nonfiction: finalist

  • 2018 The Best Small Fictions, Lunch Ticket: winner

  • 2018 International Literary Awards, Penelope Niven Prize in Nonfiction: finalist

  • 2018 Forge Fellowship: finalist

  • 2017 Wigleaf’s Top 50, Apple Valley Review, long-listed

  • 2017 River Styx Schlafly Beer Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction contest: semi Finalist

  • 2017 Saturday Evening Post Fiction Contest: finalist

  • 2016 Texas Observer Short Story contest: honorable mention

  • 2016 SunStruck Magazine Creative nonfiction writing contest: winner

  • 2015 Best of the Net, The Great American Lit Mag: nominee

  • 2013 Glimmer Train’s Award for New Writers: honorable mention

  • 2012 Glimmer Train's Very Short Fiction Award: finalist

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Italy
Raised in: 
San Antonio, TX
Texas
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Last update: Jan 13, 2020