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Smith Henderson is the recipient of the 2011 PEN Emerging Writer Winner (in fiction). He was a 2011 Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University, a 2011 Pushcart Prize winner and a Michener Center for Writers Fellow. Henderson's short story manuscript was a finalist for the Flannery O'Connor Award and he was a two-time finalist for the University of Texas Keene Prize, the world's largest student literary prize. His fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, One Story, New Orleans Review, Makeout Creek, and Witness. He has worked as a prison guard and social worker, experiences which informed his first novel Fourth of July Creek, set in his native Montana.

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Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
Fourth of July Creek
Smith Henderson
Winner of the John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award 2015. Rural Montana in the 80s. Pete Smith is a young social worker with huge problems of his own. In attempting to return a near-feral lad to his family he becomes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
Fourth of July Creek
Smith Henderson
A Maxim Jakubowski selected title. A splendid and gripping slice of deep Americana, this extremely powerful first novel parachutes its author to the forefront of of the literary scene. When a social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014

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