Mary Troy

Fiction Writer

University of Missouri English Department
Saint Louis, MO 63121-4401
Phone: 
314-516-6845

Author's Bio

Mary Troy is the author of five books of fiction: Swimming on Hwy N, a novel (2016, Moon City Press), Beauties, a novel (2010, BkMk Press), Cookie Lily, a collection of short stories, (2005 SMU and Dzanc Press) The Alibi Cafe, a collection, (2003 BkMk press) and Joe Baker is Dead, a collection, (U of MO press, 1999)

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Beauties (BookMark Press, 2010)
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Cookie Lily (Southern Methodist University Press, 2004)
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Alibi Café and Other Stories (BookMark Press, 2002)
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Joe Baker Is Dead (University of Missouri Press, 1998)
Journals:
American Fiction
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American Literary Review
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Ascent
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Chicago Tribune
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Sou'wester
Prizes won: 

Nelson Algren, USA Book Award, Finalist for Forewords book of the year, Devil's Kitchen Reading Award, John Gould Fletcher Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf, The Nix by Joe Hill

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Florissant
Raised in: 
St. Louis, MO
Missouri
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Last update: Dec 05, 2016