Jeanne Lyet Gassman

Fiction Writer

420 McBride Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Phone: 
575-315-2316
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Author's Bio

Jeanne Lyet Gassman's debut novel, Blood of a Stone (Tuscany Press), received a Bronze 2015 Independent Publisher Book Award in the national category of religious fiction. Her short work has been nominated for Best Small Fictions and the Pushcart Prize. Additional awards include fellowships from the Yucatan Writers Conference, Ragdale, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Jeanne's writing has appeared in Bosque7, Dear America: Reflections on Race, Debris & Detritus: The Lesser Greek Gods Running Amok, The Manifest-Station, Queen Mob's Tea House, Hippocampus Magazine, and Literary Mama, among many others.

Writers Retreats: 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Blood of a Stone (Tuscany Press, 2015)
Journals:
ALTARWORK
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Barrelhouse
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Bereavement
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Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal
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the museum of americana
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Wordsmith
Prizes won: 

Scholarship, 2020 Yucatan Writers’ Conference (2019)

 

Finalist, Longleaf Writer’s Conference Fellowship, (2019)

 

Finalist, Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards for Novel-in-Progress, The Double Sun (2019)

 

Honorable Mention, Fiction, 2017 bosque press International Fiction Prize (2017)

 

Semi-Finalist, Pirate's Alley Faulkner Award for Novel-in-Progress for The Double Sun (2016)

 

2015 Independent Publisher Book Award (Bronze) for BLOOD OF A STONE in the national category of religious fiction

 

Finalist, New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards for BLOOD OF A STONE (2015)

 

Nominated for Best Small Fictions of 2015 (Queen's Ferry Press) for "Nearer, My God, to Thee," published in Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal

 

First Place, WOW! 2012 Fall Flash Fiction Competition (2012)

 

Finalist, Tuscany Press Novel Prize for The Blood of A Stone (2012)

 

Semi-Finalist, Pirate's Alley Faulkner Award for The Blood of A Stone (2012)

 

Finalist, Small Town Noir Project, Barrelhouse (fall 2011)

 

Residency Fellowship, Ragdale, Lake Forest, IL (summer 2011)

 

Finalist, 2010 Santa Fe Writers Project for my novel, The Blood of A Stone (2011)

 

Arizona Artist Skills Building Seminar, Creative Capital Foundation & Arizona Commission on the Arts (2006)

 

Top Ten Nonfiction Article, Preditors & Editors (2005 Reader's Poll)

 

Runner-up, Fiction Competition, OnceWritten.com (2005)

 

Semi-finalist, 11th Annual Essay Competition, Tiny Lights (2005)

 

Hon. Mention, Short Story Awards, Blackberry Hill Creative Arts (2003)

 

Semi-finalist, Sherwood Anderson Short Fiction Award, Mid-American Review (2002)

 

Creative Writing Encouragement Award, Arizona Commission on the Arts (2002)

 

Finalist, Literary Short Fiction, Writer's Digest Writing Competition (2001)

 

Hon. Mention, Fiction, New Millennium Awards XI (2001)

 

Finalist, Fiction, Wind National Fiction Competition (2001)

 

Finalist, First Annual Longan Award for Women Writers (1999)

 

First Place, Fiction, Dallas Craft of Writing Conference (1997)

 

Second Place, General Fiction, Dallas Craft of Writing Conference (1997)

 

Hon. Mention, Fiction, FCCJ National Writing Competition (1996)

 

Third Place, Fiction, Tampa Writers Alliance Awards (1995)

 

Second Place, Nonfiction, Tampa Writers Alliance Awards (1994)

 

Finalist, Nonfiction, Peregrine XV National Writing Contest (1996)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
San Francisco, CA
California
Raised in: 
Winslow, AZ
Arizona
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Last update: Jun 14, 2019