Molly Giles has published three award-winning collections of stories: Rough Translations, which won The Flannery O’Connor Prize, the Boston Globe Award, The Bay Area Book Reviewers’ Award, and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Creek Walk, which won The Small Press Best Fiction Award, the California Commonwealth Silver Medal for Fiction, and was a New York Times Notable Book, and Bothered, which won a flash fiction award from Split Oak Press. She has also published a novel, Iron Shoes, which has won no prizes at all. Her stories have been included in numerous anthologies including The O. Henry and the Pushcart Prize (twice) and she has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Arkansas Arts Council. Her latest story collection, All The Wrong Places, recently won The 2013 Spokane Prize and will be published by Willow Springs Editions. Molly has taught fiction writing at San Francisco State University, University of Hawaii in Manoa, San Jose State University, the National University of Ireland at Galway, and The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She lives in Woodacre, California.
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