Libby Cudmore

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Libby Cudmore is the author of The Big Rewind, (William Morrow 2016) which received a starred review from Kirkus, as well as praise from Publisher's Weekly and Booklist. Her stories have appeared in Pank, Tough, The Big Click, Stoneslide Corrective, Big Lucks and Mixtape Memoir, as well as the anthologies, Mixed Up, Welcome Home, Hanzai Japan and A Beast Without a Name: Crime Fiction Inspired by The Music of Steely Dan. Her nonfiction has been published at Vinyl Me Please, Albumism, Paste, The Writer and Writer's Digest.

Literary agent: 
Jim McCarthy, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Mixed Up (Skyhorse Publishing, 2017)
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American Fiction Vol. 13 (New Rivers Press, 2014)
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Relationships and Other Stuff (Emerging Edge, 2010)
Book:
The Big Rewind (William Morrow, 2016)
Journals:
A Twist of Noir
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Connotation Press
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Crime and Suspense
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Crime Factory
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Eastern Standard Crime
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Hardboiled
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Long Story Short
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Needle
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Pulp Pusher
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Sage of Consciousness
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Shaking Like a Mountain
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Sunsets and Silencers
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The Battered Suitcase
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The Flash Fiction Offensive
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The Midnight Diner
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The Southern Women's Review
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The Subway Chronicles
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Xenith
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Prizes won: 

-Winner, Oregon Writers Colony Fiction Prize, 2018 -Winner, Stoneslide Corrective Flash Fiction Contest, 2014 -Honorable Mention, Stoneslide Corrective Short Fiction Contest, 2014 -Nominated, Derringer Award, 2010 -Winner, Bullet Award August 2009 -2nd Runner Up, Bullet Award, July 2009 -Finalist, Writers of the Future, January 2005 -Recipiant, Andrew Bergman Scholorship in Creative Writing, January 2004 -Essay of the Year, The Subway Chronicles, January 2004 -Author of the Year, Long Story Short, January 2004

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Oklahoma City, OK
Oklahoma
Raised in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 19, 2020