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Alan Heathcock


Alan Heathcock’s stories have been published in Zoetrope, Kenyon Review, Virginia Quarterly, Storyville, and The Harvard Review. He has won a National Magazine Award in fiction, the GLCA New Writers Award, and has been included in Best American Mystery Stories. His collection, Volt, set in the fictional town of Krafton, was published in 2011 by Graywolf and was a finalist for the Barnes and Noble Discover Prize. A native of Chicago’s South Side, he has a BA from the University of Iowa and Masters degrees from Bowling Green State University and Boise State University, where he now teaches. Mr. Heathcock has had fellowships from the NEA, the Sewanee and Breadloaf Writers’ Conferences, and is currently a Literature Fellow for the State of Idaho.

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