Thursday, August 5, 2010

AUTHOR FEATURE - SUSAN HUBBARD

SUSAN HUBBARD

Susan Hubbard is the author of seven books, including The Society of S (2007) and The Year of Disappearances (2008). National Public Radio's Margot Adler called Hubbard's writing "elusive, complex, poetic and sophisticated." (Margot Adler, National Public Radio, Feb. 2010). Her new novel, The Season of Risks, was published by Simon & Schuster in July 2010.

Lisa Maria's Guide for the Perplexed, a satiric novel, was published in 2004, followed by Lisa Maria Takes Off in 2005. Hubbard's short story collection, Blue Money, won the Janet Heidinger Kakfa Prize for best book of prose by an American woman published in 1999. Her first book, Walking on Ice, received the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Short Fiction Prize. Hubbard co-edited 100% Pure Florida Fiction, an anthology of contemporary stories set in Florida.. Her short fiction has appeared in TriQuarterly, The Mississippi Review, Ploughshares, and other journals. Her fiction has been translated and published in more than fifteen countries.

Hubbard is Professor of English at the University of Central Florida, where she received the College of Arts & Humanities' Distinguished Researcher Award in 2008.  She has received teaching awards from Syracuse University, Cornell University, the University of Central Florida, and the South Atlantic Administrators of Departments of English. She has received writers' residencies at Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Djerassi Resident Artists' Project, and Cill Rialaig.  For more information, please visit www.susanhubbard.com





MARISSA

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