Dorothy Rice

Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Sacramento, CA
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Author's Bio

Dorothy Rice is an author, editor and certified Amherst Writers and Artists Method affiliate. After raising five children and retiring from a career in environmental protection, she earned an MFA in Creative Writing from UC Riverside, Palm Desert, at 60. Her first book, The Reluctant Artist, an art book/memoir, was published by Shanti Arts in October 2015. Her second memoir, Gray Is the New Black from Otis Books - Seismicity Editions was published in June 2019. She has published numerous essays and stories in journals and magazines. Dorothy also works for 916 Ink, a literacy nonprofit that conducts creative writing workshops for disadvantaged youth. You can find more of her work at dorothyriceauthor.com and on twitter at @dorothyrowena.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Books:
Gray Is The New Black (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2019)
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The Reluctant Artist (Shanti Arts Publishing, 2015)

Fiction

Journals:
Jellyfish Review
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Mused BellaOnline Literary Review
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Saturday Evening Post
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The Cabinet of Heed
Prizes won: 

2nd place 2018 Kalinithi Awards

Pushcart nominee

Best of the Net nominee

Honorable Mention (two times), Glimmer Train

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Prognosis by Sarah Valance

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
San Francisco, CA
California
Raised in: 
CA
California
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Last update: Oct 21, 2019