Saturday, May 8, 2010

Scott Blackwood

Scott Blackwood is a native of Austin, Texas whose award-winning collection of stories, In the Shadow of Our House, was published by SMU Press in 2001.

While on a Dobie-Paisano Fellowship in 2005, he completed We Agreed To Meet Just Here, a novel set in the Deep Eddy neighborhood of Austin. Published by New Issues Press, Blackwood's work won the 2007 Associated Writing Program's (AWP) Prize for the Novel. It 2009 it received the Texas Institute of Letters Award for Best Work of Fiction, and in 2010 We Agreed To Meet Just Here was named a finalist for the prestigious PEN USA Literary Award for fiction.

His short fiction has appeared in the Gettysburg Review, American Short Fiction, Boston Review, Southwest Review, and Other Voices, and the title story from his collection is featured on the New York Times Book Review's "First Chapters" website.

Blackwood has also won two Texas Commission on the Arts Fellowships and been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize. He holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Texas State University and now teaches in and directs the MFA Creative Writing Program at Roosevelt University in Chicago.

26 comments:

  1. 一棵樹除非在春天開了花,否則難望在秋天結果。.................................................................

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  2. 快樂與滿足的秘訣,就在全心全意投注於現在的每一分,每一秒上..................................................

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  3. 快樂與滿足的秘訣,就在全心全意投注於現在的每一分,每一秒上..................................................

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  4. 這是一篇來自遙遠的78星雲的留言!要開心哦!............................................................

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  6. 知識可以傳授,智慧卻不行。每個人必須成為他自己。. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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  7. 要友誼長存,我們必須原諒彼此的小缺點。......................................................

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  8. 若有人問你成功時會不會記得他 試問若你失敗時他會不會記得你......................................................................

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