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Carolyn Cooke's Biography

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Point Arena and San Francisco, California
Jan 2008

Carolyn Cooke's novel, Daughters of the Revolution (Knopf 2011) is short-listed for the Flaherty-Dunnan Prize for a first novel. Her collection of short stories, The Bostons (Houghton Mifflin), was named one of the best books of the year by The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times, and was a winner of the PEN/Bingham Award for fiction.  Her short stories have appeared in AGNI, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, and in two volumes each of Best American Short Stories and Prize Stories:  The O. Henry Awards.Her nonfiction has appeared in The Nation, Contemporary Literary Criticism and in New California Writing 2011 edited by Gayle Wattawa and published by Heyday Books.  


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