Sian Griffiths

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer

Weber State University 1404 Edvalson Dr
Ogden, UT 84408
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Author's Bio

Siân Griffiths lives in Ogden, Utah where she teaches creative writing at Weber State University. She earned her BA at the University of Idaho and her MA and PhD at the University of Georgia. Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, American Short Fiction, River Teeth, Indiana Review, Ninth Letter, Cincinnati Review, and Georgia Review, among many other publications. Versal and Georgia Review have each nominated her stories for the Pushcart Prize. Her first novel, Borrowed Horses (New Rivers Press) was a semi-finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novel Award. Her second novel, Scrapple (Braddock Ave Press), and her fiction collection, The Heart Keeps Faulty Time (Bull City Press), were published in 2020. She reads fiction as part of the editorial teams at Barrelhouse and American Short Fiction. For more information, please visit her website: sbgriffiths.com

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Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journals:
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Fiction

Book:
Borrowed Horses (New Rivers Press, 2013)

Poetry

Anthologies:
The Southern Poetry Anthology, Vol. V: Georgia (Texas Review Press, 2012)
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Imaginative Writing (Penguin Academics, 2011)
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Court Green
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Unsplendid
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Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Louise Erdrich, Toni Morrison, Charlotte Bronte, Jaquira Diaz, George Saunders, Charles Dickens, Aimee Bender, Percival Everett, Callan Wink, Kirsten Kaschock, Louis Alberto Urrea, Amber Sparks

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Athens, OH
Ohio
Raised in: 
Moscow, ID
Idaho
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Last update: Jul 31, 2020