John Gifford

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Author's Bio

John Gifford (b. 1970) is an American writer, photographer, conservationist, and author best known for his writing on the natural world. His books include Red Dirt Country, a literary meditation on the rich biodiversity of Oklahoma and the southern Great Plains, and Pecan America, a volume of literary reporting on the industry, ecology, and culture of pecans. He lives in Oklahoma City.

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Flash Nonfiction Food (Woodhall Press, 2020)
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Illinois River Survey (Xlibris, 2011)
Books:
Pecan America (University Press of Kansas, 2019)
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Red Dirt Country (University of Oklahoma Press, 2019)
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Atlantic Monthly
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Big Sky Journal
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Critical Read
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Gastronomica
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Harvard Divinity Bulletin
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Lindenwood Review
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New Mexico Review
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Pittsburgh Quarterly
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Santa Clara Review
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Sport Literate
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Sporting Classics
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The Oklahoman
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The Smart Set
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Traverse Magazine
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Tulane Review
Prizes won: 

Goldia Cooksey Memorial Award

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Last update: Jun 15, 2022