Jill McCorkle

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Jill McCorkle
Jill McCorkle, September 7, 2013
Jill McCorkle, September 7, 2013
Born (1958-07-07) July 7, 1958 (age 61)
Lumberton, North Carolina
OccupationWriter
LanguageEnglish
NationalityAmerican
GenreShort story
Notable awardsDos Passos Prize
Website
jillmccorkle.com

Jill Collins McCorkle (July 7, 1958 Lumberton, North Carolina) is an American short story writer and novelist.

She graduated from University of North Carolina, in 1980, where she studied with Max Steele, Lee Smith, and Louis D. Rubin. She also attended Hollins College now Hollins University with Lee Smith where she received her MA. She taught at Tufts University, University of North Carolina, Duke University, Harvard University and Bennington College.[1][2] She teaches at North Carolina State University.[3][4]

Awards[edit]

  • 1993 New England Booksellers Award
  • 2000 Dos Passos Prize
  • 2018 Featured speaker at the Monroe Scholars Book and Authors luncheon.[5]

Works[edit]

  • The Cheer Leader. Algonquin Books. 1984. ISBN 0912697113.
  • July 7th. Algonquin Books. 1984. ISBN 1565120027.
  • Tending to Virginia. Shannon Ravenel Books. 1987. ISBN 0912697652.
  • Ferris Beach. Algonquin Books. 1990. ISBN 1565129318.
  • Crash Diet; Stories. Algonquin Books. 1992. ISBN 0945575750.
  • Carolina Moon. Algonquin Books. 1996. ISBN 1565121368.
  • Final Vinyl Days and Other Stories. Algonquin Books. 1998. ISBN 1565122046.
  • Creatures of Habit; Stories. Shannon Ravenel Books. 2003. ISBN 1565123972.
  • Going Away Shoes; Stories. Algonquin Books. 2009. ISBN 1565126327.
  • Life After Life. Shannon Ravenel Books. 2013. ISBN 1616203226.

Stories available online[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Barbara, Bennett (2000). Understanding Jill McCorkle. University of South Carolina Press. ISBN 1570033501.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jill McCorkle, Blackbird". Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "American Collection - American Writing Gateway". Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Jill McCorkle - Narrative Magazine". 25 June 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  4. ^ Sobsey, Adam. "Triangle author Jill McCorkle". Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  5. ^ "VCU Alumni". VCU Alumni. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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