Patricia Grace King

Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Patricia Grace King grew up in North Carolina and has since lived in Atlanta, Chicago, and Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, as well as in Spain, Guatemala, and England. Her first book, Day of All Saints, won the 2017 Miami University Novella Prize. She is also the author of two chapbooks, Rubia and The Death of Carrie Bradshaw, which respectively won The Florida Review’s Jeanne Leiby Memorial Contest and the Kore Press Short Fiction Award. Patricia’s short stories have been published by Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, Narrative Magazine, Nimrod, and other journals. She holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College and a Ph.D. in English from Emory University, where she was a Dean's Teaching Fellow, and was the 2013-2014 Carol Houck Smith Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing. She lives with her husband in Durham, England, where she is at work on a novel as well as collection of stories. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Day of All Saints (Miami University Press, 2017)
Chapbooks:
Rubia (Florida Review Publications, 2012)
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The Death of Carrie Bradshaw (Kore Press, 2012)
Journals: , , , , ,
Santa Fe Writers Project
Prizes won: 

Miami University Novella Prize, Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, Fiction Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award, Kore Press Short Fiction Award, Pushcart Prize nomination, Illinois Arts Council Professional Development Grant

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Charlottesville, VA
Virginia
Raised in: 
Hickory, NC
North Carolina
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Last update: May 06, 2019