Catherine Brady

Catherine Brady

Professor Emeritus

Faculty Emeritus

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Biography

Former president, AWP. The Brenda Ueland Prose Prize and the Zoetrope: All Story Short Fiction Prize. Author of three short story collections: The End of the Class War (1999), finalist for the 2000 Western States Book Award, Curled in the Bed of Love (2003), winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and The Mechanics of Falling (2009), winner of the Northern California Book Award for Fiction; a biography: Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA (2007); and a book on the craft of fiction, Story Logic and the Craft of Fiction (2010). Published in Other Voices, The Missouri Review, The Kenyon Review, and Best American Short Stories 2004.

Readings
Click here to listen to Catherine Brady discuss Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA.

Education
MFA in Creative Writing, University of Massachusetts
Selected Publications

Brady, C. (1999)The End of the Class War Corvallis, OR: Calyx Press.

Brady, C. (2003) Curled in the Bed of Love Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press.

Brady, C. (2009) The Mechanics of Falling Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press.

Brady, C. (2007) Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres: Deciphering the Ends of DNA MIT Press.

Brady, C. (2010) Story Logic and the Craft of Fiction London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Awards & Distinctions

Brenda Ueland Prose Prize

Zoetrope: All Story Short Fiction Prize

Finalist,  2000 Western States Book Award

Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Northern California Book Award for Fiction