Thursday, September 8, 2011
Christine Sneed is teaching Fiction III/IV for Fall 2011. Her story collection, Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry, won AWP's 2009 Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction, and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, first-fiction category, was named one of the seven best books of 2010 by Time Out Chicago, and has been chosen as the recipient of Ploughshares' 2011 first-book prize, the John C. Zacharis Award. It was also long-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award.
Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Best American Short Stories, PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, Ploughshares, Southern Review, Massachusetts Review, New England Review, Notre Dame Review, and a number of other journals. She has also received an Illinois Arts Council fellowship in poetry.