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Holly Goddard Jones

Contact Information

E-mail: hgjones@uncg.edu
Office: MHRA 3305
Office Phone: 336-334-3979
At UNCG Since: 2009

Education

M.F.A. The Ohio State University
B.A. University of Kentucky-2002

Research Interests

Ms. Jones teaches undergraduate and graduate workshops in fiction writing and creative nonfiction, as well as courses on narrative form and technique.

Selected Publications

  • Girl Trouble. New York: Harper Perennial, 2009.
  • “Allegory of a Cave.” Shenandoah 59.2 (2009): 5-29.
  • “Retrospective.” The Kenyon Review 30.3 (2008): 4-45.
  • “Parts.” The Hudson Review 60.4 (2008): 569-86.
  • “Theory of Realty.” The Gettysburg Review 20.1 (2007): 635-60. Rpt. in New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best 2008.Ed. Z. Z. Packer. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2008. 1-34.
  • “Proof of God.” EPOCH 56.1 (2007): 51-78. Rpt. in Best American Mystery Stories 2008. Ed. George Pelecanos. Boston: Mariner Books, 2008. 74-101.
  • “Life Expectancy.” The Kenyon Review 29.1 (2007): 154-72. Rpt. in New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best 2007. Ed. Edward P. Jones. Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 2007. 178-99.
  • “The Dancing Girl.” Velocity Weekly 7 Feb. 2007: 38; 14 Feb. 2007: 32; 21 Feb. 2007: 34; and 28 Feb. 2007: 34.
  • “An Upright Man.” EPOCH 55.3 (2006): 297-344.
  • “Good Girl.” The Southern Review 41.3 (2005): 582-602. Rpt. in New Madrid.

Awards and Honors

  • Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, 2007.
  • Peter Taylor Scholarship in Fiction, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 2006.
  • Pushcart Prize “Special Mention,” 2005 and 2006.
  • Artist Enrichment Grant, Kentucky Foundation for Women, 2002.

 

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