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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Adam Prince  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Southern California

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Illinois Connection

Prince is a member of the Creative Writing Faculty at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Born and raised in Southern California, Adam Prince earned his MFA from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. His award-winning fiction has appeared in ''The Missouri Review'', ''The Southern Review'', and ''Narrative Magazine'', among others. In 2012 - 2013, he served as the Tickner Fellow at the Gilman School in Baltimore. In 2013, he and his wife, poet Charlotte Pence, joined the Creative Writing faculty at Eastern Illinois University.


One of the Best Twenty New Writers by Narrative Magazine in 2011

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The beautiful wishes of ugly men :
ISBN: 9781480434370. OCLC Number: 851166194

Dzanc Books,. .

Men attempt to negotiate between their baroque imaginations and the realities of their actual lives in a dark, comic, nuanced, sexed-up collection of stories that might be offensive if it didn & rsquo;t feel so true.

The beautiful wishes of ugly men :
ISBN: 0982876661. OCLC Number: 893336147

Black Lawrence Press,. .

A collection not only about lust and male bravado, but about the complex glories of love.