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Tony Ardizzone | Catherine Bowman | Richard Cecil | Maurice Manning | John McCluskey, Jr. | Alyce Miller | Scott Russell Sanders | Maura Stanton |
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Alyce Miller

Alyce Miller

Alyce Miller, who came to Bloomington by way of San Francisco, is the author of a novel, Stopping for Green Lights (Doubleday, 1999) and a collection of short stories, The Nature of Longing (University of Georgia Press, 1994), which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and was republished in paperback by W.W. Norton in 1995, and listed as a New and Noteworthy Paperback by both the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. Her collection of stories, Water, winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Fiction, is forthcoming from Sarabande Books in 2007.


She has also published more than a hundred short stories, poems, and essays in magazines including The Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, L.A. Times Summer Fiction Issue, Witness, New England Review, Glimmer Train, Story, Hotel Amerika, The Sun, Story Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, Southwest Review, Seneca Review, and Other Voices. Her fiction has been awarded the Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence in Fiction and the Lawrence Foundation Prize in Fiction from Michigan Quarterly Review; and her fiction, essays, and poems have been selected for inclusion in a number of anthologies, including SUDDEN STORIES (Mammoth Books, 2003), AND WE THE CREATURES (Dream Horse Press, 2003), CROSSING THE COLOR LINE (University of South Carolina Press, 2000), HIGH INFIDELITY (Morrow, 1997), AN INTRICATE WEAVE (Milkweed Editions, 1997), and THE MOST WONDERFUL BOOKS: WRITERS ON DISCOVERING THE PLEASURES OF READING (Milkweed Editions, 1997).

In 1999 she received the Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the Dean of Faculties at Indiana University, and in both 1998 and 1999 she was awarded a Teaching Excellence Recognition Award by the English Department and the I.U. Board of Trustees.

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