Melanie Rae Thon

Fiction Writer

Department of English
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0494

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Pushcart Prize XXX (W. W. Norton & Company, 2005)
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Pushcart Prize XXVII (W. W. Norton & Company, 2003)
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The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction (Scribner, 1999)
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Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 1996)
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Best American Short Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 1995)
Books:
"Lost Children" (Southern Review, 2009)
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"Retreating Light" (Five Points, 2009)
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"Survivors" (Agni Press, 2009)
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Pushcart Prize XXXII (Pushcart Press, 2008)
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Sweet Hearts (Houghton Mifflin, 2001)
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First, Body (Henry Holt, 1998)
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Iona Moon (Plume, 1994)
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Girls in the Grass (Random House, 1991)
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Meteors in August (Random House, 1990)
Journals:
Antaeus
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Granta
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Hudson Review
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Ontario Review
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Paris Review
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Tin House
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts, 1992 & 2008
Tanner Humanities Center Fellowship, 2009
Whiting Writer's Award, 1997
Lannan Foundation, Writer's Residency in Marfa, Texas, 2005
Pushcart Prize: 2003, 2006, 2008
Best American Short Stories, 1995 & 1996
O. Henry Prize Stories, 2006

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Kalispell
Raised in: 
Kalispell, MT
Montana
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Last update: Jul 27, 2009