Desert Nights, Rising Stars Writers Conference Faculty 2017
About Goldie Goldbloom
Goldie Goldbloom is the author of two novels, The Paperbark Shoe – winner of the AWP Novel Award - and Gwen (forthcoming), as well as two collections of short stories. Her work has been selected for the Best Australian Short Stories, and has been published in journals such as The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, and Ploughshares (forthcoming). Hunger Mountain awarded her their Nonfiction prize (2014). She teaches at the University of Chicago and in the MFA program at Northwestern University. She is the grateful recipient of both an NEA Fellowship and a Brown Foundation-Dora Maar House Fellowship, as well as grants from the City of Chicago. She is a founding board member of Eshel, an advocacy organization for LGBTQ minorities and a mother of eight.