G. M. Monks

Fiction Writer

2401 Waterman Blvd, Suite 4-102
Fairfield , CA 94534
Phone: 
559-920-0808
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Author's Bio

I live near San Francisco with my husband. I am a psychologist. On a personal note, I'm politically active, support diversity, enjoy the arts and traveling, am about half fluent in French, admire immigrants, and occasionaly swear up a storm. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Iola O (Bedazzled Ink, 2019)
Prizes won: 

I was the runner-up (with publication) in the Big Wonderful Press Funny Poem contest and received an honorable mention in the 2016 New Millennium Writings Award competition. I won the Poetry Prize at the Mendocino Coast Writers Conference. My short stories and poems have appeared in: The Hunger, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, The RavensPerch, Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, GFT, Embodied Effigies, Kansas City Voices, Alehouse, and elsewhere. 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
A few of my favorite authors include: Arundhati Roy, Toni Morrison, Alice Munro, Ernest Hemingway, Sandra Cisneros, Georgia Hunter, Jack Kerouac for his style rather than his content, Frank McCourt, and James Herriot.
What I'm reading now: 
2019 Pushcart Prize, Best Of The Small Presses by Bill Henderson

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
San Francisco, CA
California
Raised in: 
CA
California
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Last update: Jul 20, 2019