Lawrence Coates

Fiction Writer

Bowling Green, OH 43402

Author's Bio

Lawrence Coates has published five books of fiction, most recently a novel, "The Goodbye House," and a novella, "Camp Olvido." He teaches Creative Writing at Bowling Green State University.

Publications & Prizes

Camp Olvido (Miami University Press, 2015)
The Goodbye House (University of Nevada Press, 2015)
The Garden of the World (University of Nevada Press, 2012)
The Master of Monterey (University of Nevada Press, 2003)
The Blossom Festival (University of Nevada Press, 1999)
Journals: ,
Connecticut Review
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Long Story
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Santa Clara Review
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Writers' Forum
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in Fiction. Western States Book Award in Fiction. Selected for the Barnes and Noble 'Discover Great New Writers' program. Miami University Novella Prize. The Barthelme Prize in Short Prose. Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.

More Information

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Adults, Veterans
Fluent in: 
French, Spanish
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El Cerrito, CA
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Last update: May 21, 2019