Wendy Rawlings

Fiction Writer

Tuscaloosa, AL
Alabama US

Author's Bio

Wendy Rawlings is the author of Time for Bed, The Agnostics and Come Back Irish. Her nonfiction has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, Kenyon Review, the 2016 Pushcart Prize anthology, and other magazines. She teaches in and directs the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Alabama.

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Publications & Prizes

The Agnostics (University of Michigan Press, 2007)
Come Back Irish (Ohio State University Press, 2001)
Prizes won: 

The Sandstone Prize
Michigan Literary Award
Pushcart Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
James Salter, Alice Munro, Edna O'Brien, Alan Hollinghurst, Paul Beatty, Lorrie Moore, Edith Wharton

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teachers
Born in: 
Bethesda, MD
Raised in: 
Bayville, NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 03, 2023