Michael Parker (novelist)

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Michael Parker is an American short story writer, novelist and journalist.


His fiction has appeared in Five Points, Shenandoah, Carolina Quarterly, Epoch and The Georgia Review and has been anthologized in the Pushcart Prize Stories, the O. Henry Prize Stories and New Stories from the South. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Runner's World and The Oxford American.

He lives in Greensboro, North Carolina and teaches courses in creative writing and literature at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.[1]


  • 2006 North Carolina Award for Literature
  • 2005 Hobson Award in Arts and Letters
  • 2004 Fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council
  • 2004 Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1994 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction, for The Geographical Cure
  • 1993 Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway prize, for Hello Down There


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