Janet Towle

Janet Towle divides her time between northern California, southern Arizona, and Portland, OR. She’s working on a collection of short stories and a novel. Find her on Twitter @janettowle.

Publications

Passages North, Spring 2018: "The Components of a Union"

New South, Spring 2017: "Chiriaco Summit," "Waxing," "Spectacle," "The Sonoran Semi-Arid"

Carve Magazine, Fall 2016: “And it is my fault

Eleven Eleven, Issue 21: “Plumbed”

The Normal School, Fall 2015: “Lodestone & Weathervane”

Awards & Honors

Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, First Place, 2016

  • judged by Caitlin Horrocks and awarded by Carve Magazine

LaVerne Harrell Clark Fiction Award, 2016

  • judged by Stacey Richter and awarded by the Poetry Center at the University of Arizona

AWP Intro Awards in Nonfiction, Honorable Mention, 2016

Foundation Award in Fiction, 2015

  • judged by Jennine Capó Crucet, awarded by the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Arizona

Foundation Award in Nonfiction, Runner-up, 2015

  • judged by Phillip Lopate, awarded by the Creative Writing MFA Program at the University of Arizona

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