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Elizabeth Banning's Biography

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Marin County
My haven.
Jan 2008

I grew up in LA, but now make my home in Northern California.

My short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming descant, The Dirty Goat, Talking River Review, Willard & Maple, Zone 3, Peregrine, Global City Review, Cutthroat, and Red Cedar Review. Awarded First Prize in the East of Eden short story competition (2006), and a finalist in both the Reynolds Price National Literary Awards (2006), and Glimmer Train Fiction Open (2007), I have just completed my second novel.

 

Influences

Gabriel Garcia-Marquez
Michael Ondatje
Mary Renault

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Interests & Hobbies

  • Travel. Go to Greece as often as savings allow. Been trying to learn the language for an embarrasingly long time.
  • My garden. Seeking out truly deer-resistant plants (folly, I know).
  • Research. Almost as much fun as writing.