Janet Desaulniers

Fiction Writer

1508 Florence Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: 
(312) 899-5094

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, 2nd edition (Touchstone, 2007)
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Breaking Into Print: Early Stories and Insights into Getting Published (Beacon Press, 2000)
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Four Minute Fictions (Word Beat Press, 1987)
,
Love Stories for the Time Being (Pushcart Press, 1987)
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The Ploughshares Reader (Pushcart Press, 1985)
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Pushcart Prize VIII (Pushcart Press, 1984)
Book:
What You've Been Missing (University of Iowa Press, 2004)
Journals:
Chelsea
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Other Voices
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The New Yorker
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Prizes won: 

A National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, an Emerging Fiction Writer of Illinois award, four fellowships and three finalist awards from the Illinois Arts Council, along with prizes from Glimmer Train and Ploughshares magazines, citation among the 100 Distinguished Stories of the year by the Best American Short Stories, and inclusion in the Pushcart Prize anthology and the Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction (2nd edition).

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Kansas City
Raised in: 
Kansas City, MO
Missouri
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Last update: Jun 24, 2009