Carol LaHines

Fiction Writer

New York, NY 10017
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Author's Bio

Carol LaHines’ novel, Someday Everything Will All Make Sense, was a finalist for the Nilsen Prize for a First Novel and other accolades.  Her fiction has appeared in many literary journals including Fence, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Denver Quarterly, Cimarron Review, The Literary Review, North Dakota Quarterly, South Dakota Review, The South Carolina Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Nebraska Review, North Atlantic Review, Sycamore Review, Permafrost, redivider, Literary Orphans, Brain Child Magazine and Literal Latte.  Her short story, “Papijack,” was selected by judge Patrick Ryan as the recipient of the Lamar York Prize for Fiction.  Her short stories and novellas have also been finalists for the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction from Sarabande Books, the David Nathan Meyerson fiction prize, the New Letters short story award, and the Disquiet Literary Prize, among others.  She lives in New York City and is a graduate of New York University, Gallatin Division, and of St. John’s University School of Law.  She has studied with Rick Moody and Phil Schultz. 

Publications & Prizes

Book:
Someday Everything Will All Make Sense (Adelaide Books, 2019)
Prizes won: 

Lamar York Prize for Fiction

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Nabokov, Kafka, Proust, Chekhov, Pynchon, Cormac McCarthy, James Joyce, Woolf, W.S. Sebald, Calvino, Borges, Melville, David Foster Wallace, Denis Johnson, DeLillo, Rick Moody, Lydia Davis.
What I'm reading now: 
Oblivion by David Foster Wallace

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English, French
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Jul 11, 2019