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Chad V. Broughman

Chad V. Broughman was the recipient of the Rusty Scythe Prize Book award and the Adobe Cottage Writers Retreat honor in New Mexico. As well, Chad was awarded two chapbook contracts for his short story collections––“the forsaken” and "slighted"––both published by Etchings Press. His fiction can be found in journals worldwide, such as Carrier Pigeon, East Coast Literary Review, River Poets Journal, Burningword, Pulp Fiction, Sky Island Journal, and From Whispers to Roars. Also, he is anthologized in Write Michigan Short Story Anthology, On Loss, and Scribes Valley Anthology. His novel, “The Fall of Bellwether” was shortlisted for the First Novel Prize in 2022 and earned finalist status in ScreenCraft's Cinematic Novel Competition, 2023 and, most recently, won the Amity Literary Prize through Anamcara Press, scheduled for publication in 2024. He is a Best of the Net and Pushcart Prize nominee, holds an MFA from Spalding University and served as co-editor for the fiction/poetry blog "Cafe Aphra" in the United Kingdom. Chad teaches English and Creative Writing at the secondary and post-secondary levels though he is most proud of his roles as husband and father to two rambunctious young sons.
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