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Prize stories, Texas Institute of Letters

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Published by Still Point Press in Dallas .
Written in

    Places:
  • Texas,
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, American -- Texas.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century.,
    • Texas -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and with an introduction by Marshall Terry.
      ContributionsTerry, Marshall, 1931-, Texas Institute of Letters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS558.T4 P7 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2546088M
      ISBN 100933841043
      LC Control Number85027953
      OCLC/WorldCa12972837

      His many other works include two award-winning collections of short stories: Semi-Private Rooms, which won the Kenneth Patton Prize, and Faded Love, which was nominated for Texas Institute of Letters’ Jesse Jones award for best book written about Texas or by a Texan. The Texas Institute of Letters is a nonprofit Honor Society founded in to celebrate Texas literature and recognize distinctive literary achievement. The TIL’s elected membership consists of the state’s most respected writers—including winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book .

      The institute gave its nonfiction award to Bachelorhood: Tales of the Metropolis, a book about New York written by Phillip Lopate, a U of H faculty member who had only recently arrived in Texas. Texas Institute of Letters Awards: Jesse H. Jones Award for Fiction, Carr P. Collins Award for Nonfiction, Sergio Troncoso Award for First Book of Fiction, Ramirez Scholarly Book Award, Helen C. Smith Award for Poetry, John A. Robertson Award for First Book of Poetry, Edwin "Bud" Shrake Award for Short Nonfiction, Kay Cattarulla Short Story Award, Fred Whitehead Award for Design of a Trade.

      Don Graham was the J. Frank Dobie Regents Professor of American and English Literature at The University of Texas at Austin. He was the author or editor of numerous books and articles, including Kings of Texas: The Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire (), which won the Carr P. Collins Prize from the Texas Institute of Letters as best nonfiction book of the year, No Name on /5(2). She has twice been the recipient of the Dallas Museum of Art’s “Arts and Letters Prize for Fiction,” and has also been awarded the Texas Institute of Letters Kay Cattarulla Prize for the Short Story and the John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize from Crab Orchard Review.


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