Lawrence Coates

1138 Clark StreetBowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 
419-352-2722
E-mail: 
Website: 
www.lawrencecoates.com

Author's Bio

Lawrence Coates has published five books of fiction, most recently a novel, "The Goodbye House," and a novella, "Camp Olvido." He teaches Creative Writing at Bowling Green State University.

Publications and Prizes

Book

The Blossom Festival
(University of Nevada Press,
1999)
The Master of Monterey
(University of Nevada Press,
2003)
The Garden of the World
(University of Nevada Press,
2012)
The Goodbye House
(University of Nevada Press,
2015)
Camp Olvido
(Miami University Press,
2015)

Journal

Connecticut Review
2016)
Blue Mesa Review
2016)
Contemporary Satire
2016)
Writers' Forum
2016)
Long Story
2016)
Toyon
2016)
Santa Clara Review
2016)
Missouri Review
2016)
Greensboro Review
2016)
Prizes: 
National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in Fiction. Western States Book Award in Fiction. Selected for the Barnes and Noble 'Discover Great New Writers' program. Miami University Novella Prize. The Barthelme Prize in Short Prose. Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award.

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Veterans
Fluent in: 
French, Spanish
Born in: 
Berkeley, CA
Raised in: 
El Cerrito, CA

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Don Quijote; Go Down, Moses.

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Listing last updated: November 30, 2016.