Leigh Allison Wilson

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Leigh Allison Wilson
Born (1957-10-23)October 23, 1957
Rogersville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Novelist, short story writer

Leigh Allison Wilson, (born October 23, 1957) is an award-winning American short story writer, and teacher. Her work has appeared in Harper's, Grand Street, and the Southern Review.[1] Her story "Bullhead" was read on National Public Radio in 2008.

Biography[edit]

Wilson was born in Rogersville, Tennessee. She graduated from Williams College, magna cum laude, studied at University of Virginia, and graduated from Iowa Writers' Workshop with an MFA.[2][3] She resides in Oswego, New York, where she teaches at the State University of New York at Oswego.[4] She teaches at University of Nebraska, Omaha.[5] Wilson's first book of stories, From the Bottom Up, was published by Penguin Books and won the Flannery O'Connor Award from the University of Georgia Press.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Allison Wilson". Harper's Magazine. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Leigh Allison Wilson". The University of Tennessee. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  3. ^ Sandra L. Ballard, Patricia L. Hudson (2003). Listen here: women writing in Appalachia. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-9066-2. 
  4. ^ "Lew Turco & Leigh Allison Wilson". Poetics and Ruminations. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "MFA in Writing". University of Nebraska. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 

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