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Dolen Perkins-Valdez's Biography

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Oct 2009

Dolen Perkins-Valdez's fiction and essays have appeared or will appear in Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories 2009, The Kenyon Review, PMS:  PoemMemoirStory, North Carolina Literary Review, SLI: Studies in Literary Imagination, and Richard Wright Newsletter.  She is a former University of California postdoctoral fellow and graduate of Harvard. In summer 2009, she received a scholarship to Bread Loaf Writers Conference.  Born and raised in Memphis, Dolen lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family.  WENCH is her first novel.

Upcoming Works

WENCH: A Novel

Agents

Stephanie Cabot, The Gernert Company

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Publishers

Amistad/HarperCollins