Jo Salas

Fiction Writer

New Paltz, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

After writing and publishing nonfiction (books and articles) for a long time I finally said yes to the impulse to write fiction, about 10 years ago. I've had several short stories published in journals and anthologies. My first novel Dancing with Diana was published by Codhill Press in May 2015. My "day job" is performing, teaching, and writing about Playback Theatre where audience members tell personal stories and see them enacted. I see all my work linked by the idea of story.

Publications & Prizes

Dancing with Diana (Codhill Press, 2015)
Prizes won: 

First place winner, Pen and Brush Prose contest.
Second place winner, Hudson Valley Writers Guild.
Short story "After" nominated for Pushcart Prize.
Finalst for Edelstein and bosque magazine prizes.

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New Zealand
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New Zealand
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Last update: Jul 15, 2015