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Before turning to full-time fiction writing, Joan Corwin taught literature and Victorian social history at Chicago-area colleges and universities. She writes both historical and contemporary fiction and has been published in a number of literary journals and anthologies. Honors include the Dana Portfolio Award, the Chris O'Malley Prize, the Tusculum Review Fiction Prize, the Pearl Short Story Award, and Chicago Public Radio's "Stories on Stage" Prize. Safe Shall Be My Going, her novella about a "charmed" British platoon during World War I, was published in the first annual Press 53 Open Awards Anthology. A past Pushcart nominee, Joan lives in Evanston, IL with her husband and their two dogs.
Winning Entry: Length of Days
Contest Won: Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2017, First Prize