WINNER OF THE 2009 BAKELESS PRIZE FOR FICTION
"Belle Boggs infuses these stories of sometimes hardscrabble,
dreams-deferred lives with a finely crafted, absolutely confident
elegance. Boggs is a writer who knows how deep and how hard we can love
and live. Her characters are too real to ever forget."
—MARITA GOLDEN, author of the novel AFTER
Belle Boggs has published work in Glimmer Train, Oxford American, and Best New American Voices 2003. She holds an MFA in fiction from the University of California at Irvine and grew up in King William County, Virginia