Robyn Parnell

Fiction Writer

343 NE 15 Court
Hillsboro, OR 97124-3459
Phone: 
(503) 681-9818

Author's Bio

In a misguided attempt to summon the Muse Robyn Parnell once saw the profile of the love child of Oprah Winfrey and Jack London formed by the dust on her desk. She sipped a caffeinated beverage until the image faded. Parnell, an Author's Guild/SCBWI member, is published in numerous books and journals, most of which have not filed Chapter 11. Notable credits include a short fiction collection "This Here and Now" and a children's book "My Closet Threw a Party"; less notable credits are not noted in this notation. Current projects include adult and juvenile novels, a short fiction collection and a children's picture book. When not writing, Parnell rehearses her NEA grant refusal speech and considers obtaining professional help to compose a more ostentatious Author's Bio.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Voices From the Porch (Main Street Rag, 2013)
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Peculiar Pilgrims: Stories from the Left Hand of God (Hourglass Books, 2007)
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Ciela Looks Up (Oregon Writers Colony Anthology, 2006)
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Missing Spoke Press Anthology (Missing Spoke Press, 1998)
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Children's Storybook (Cherubic Press, 1997)
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Strictly Fiction (Potpourri Press, 1995)
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Feminist Parenting (Crossing Press, 1994)
Books:
The Mighty Quinn (Scarletta Press, 2013)
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Another Word For Hope (Santa Fe Writers Project, 2009)
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My Closet Threw a Party (Sterling Publishing, 2005)
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This Here & Now (Scrivenery Press, 2000)
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Supplicants - An Advent Drama (Encore Publishing, 1999)
Journals:
Affair of the Mind
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American Jones Building & Maintenance
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Ancient Paths
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Anthology Magazine
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ATOM
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Belletrist Review
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Bellowing Ark
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Burning Light
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Butterfly Chronicles
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Cab Literary Magazine
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Cafe Eighties
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ChickaDEE
, ,
Dream International Quarterly
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Ellipsis
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Exhibition
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Feminist Baseball
, ,
Flummery Press
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Friction
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Generation X National Journal
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Happy
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Hospital Drive
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KidTime Magazine
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Lines in the Sand
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Lynx Eye
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Midnight Zoo
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Mslexia
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Northwest Literary Forum
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Oasis
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Panamowa: A New Lit Order
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Pangolin Papers
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Penduline
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Pica
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ProCreation
, , ,
Rant
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Rosewell Literary Review
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Satire
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Schmaga
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Seattle Review
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Spring Hill Review
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Stoneflower
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SunRiver Sun
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Talking River Review
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The Bear Deluxe Magazine
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The Externalist
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The Writing on the Wall
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Timberline
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Uno Mas
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Wild Violet
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Wordplay

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Santa Ana
Raised in: 
Santa Ana, CA
California
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Last update: Nov 28, 2016