Troy, Mary

Missouri County: St. Louis
Genre: Fiction, Missouri-related, Literature
Audience: Adult
Published Works:
Cookie Lily, SMU Press, 2004; The Alibi Cafe and Other Stories, BkMK Press, 2003
Joe Baker is Dead, University of Missouri Press, 1998
**Short stories published in The Greensboro Review, American Literary Review,Boulevard, River Styx, The Chicago Tribune, and other publications.
**Has published essays in the award-winning anthology, In the Middle of the Middle West.
Have any works been translated into other languages? No
Awards:
Devil's Kitchen Reading Award for Best Book of Prose for, Cookie Liliy, 2004
The Alibi Cafe was a Finalist for the William Rockhill Nelson Award
Nelson Algren Award from the Chicago Tribune for the short story, Do You Believe In The Chicken Hanger, 1999
Joe Baker is Dead nominated for PEN/Faulkner Award
Abicho Quarterly Award-1996
Nominated for Pushcart Prize-1995 & 1996
"Turning Colder" included in contest anthology, American Fiction-1993
"Henrietta" included in contest anthology, American Fiction-1992
John Gould Fletcher Award-1986.
Speaking Engagements: Author accepts
Fee for speaking:  Variable
Limitations on travel: None
Contact Information:
Director, MFA Program
Associate Professor
Department of English
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO. 63121
Phone: (314)516-6845
Email: marytroy@umsl.edu