Carol Anshaw

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General Information

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Name: Carol Anshaw

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1946 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan



Photo Credit: John Reilly

Illinois Connection

Anshaw is a resident of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Anshaw is a novelist and painter. Her short fiction has been published in various periodicals. She taught in the MFA in Writing program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a past fellow of the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Published Works

  • Aquamarine, Mariner Books, 1997
  • Seven Moves, Mariner Books, 1997
  • Lucky in the Corner, Mariner Books, 2003
  • Carry the One, Simon & Schuster, 2012

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

Essays in the Village Voice

  • National Book Critics Circle Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, 1989


  • Carl Sandburg Award for Fiction, 1992
  • Society of Midland Authors Award, 1992

Lucky in the Corner

  • Ferro-Grumley Award, 2002

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Carol Anshaw on WorldCat


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