Author Biography and Bibliography


Author Biography

Karen Joy Fowler is the author of two story collections and three novels, the third of which, Sister Noon, came out from Putnam in May of 2001 and was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner award. Her best known work is the novel Sarah Canary, published in 1991.

She has taught creative writing at Stanford, the University of California at Davis, Cleveland State, Alabama University, and numerous summer workshops. She is a frequent instructor in the Michigan State Clarion workshop. Her short story collection Black Glass won the World Fantasy Award in 1999; her first two novels were both New York Times notable books in their year.

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