blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Elizabeth Denton

Elizabeth Denton is the author of one short story collection, Kneeling on Rice (University of Missouri Press, 1994). Her recent stories have appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Virginia Quarterly Review, and The Yale Review, where her story “Mick Jagger’s Green-Eyed Daughter” won The Yale Review Prize. She has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and has won several grants from the Virginia Commission for the Arts. She earned her MFA from Columbia University and taught briefly at Yale University and City College. For the past twelve years she has been teaching fiction writing at the University of Virginia.  end

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