Valerie Vogrin

Fiction Writer

Moro, IL 62067

Author's Bio

Valerie Vogrin is the author of the novel Shebang. Her collection Things We’ll Need for the Coming Difficulties was awarded the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction and was published January 2020 by Willow Springs Press. Her short stories have appeared in print in journals such as Ploughshares, AGNI, and The Los Angeles Review, online at Hobart and Bluestem, and in The Best Small Fictions 2015. In 2010 she was awarded a Pushcart Prize. She teaches creative writing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She lives with her husband, dog, and cat on a tiny unnamed lake in Moro, Illinois.

Publications & Prizes

Things We'll Need for the Coming Difficulties (Willow Springs Books, 2020)
Shebang (University Press of Mississippi, 2004)
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Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, 2019

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Last update: Feb 07, 2020