Molly Giles

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Molly Giles (born in 1942) is a short story writer, novelist, and professor at the University of Arkansas. She formerly taught at San Francisco State University. She is the author of Creek Walk and Other Stories (ISBN 0-684-85287-X) published in 1997[1] and the novel Iron Shoes (ISBN 0-641-71965-5) published in 2000.[2] Her story collection Rough Translations won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.[3] She also appears in Sudden Fiction (Continued) (60 New Short-Short Stories). Her short stories have been translated into Spanish.


  1. ^ "'Creek Walk and Other Stories': A cordial for the wounded heart". USA Today. February 19, 1997. Life section, p. 4.
  2. ^ "Tragicomedy slips in 'Iron Shoes'". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. August 13, 2000. ECue section, p. 8.
  3. ^ "Unusually fine characters coping with ordinary life". Chicago Tribune. July 27, 1997. Books section, p. 3.

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