Laura S. Distelheim

Laura S. Distelheim’s work has received the Arts & Letters Nonfiction Prize, the Briar Cliff Review Nonfiction Prize, the Florida Review Editor’s Award for Nonfiction, the Folio Fiction Prize, the Gold Line Press Chapbook Fiction Contest Award, the Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize, the John Gardner Fiction Award, the Literal Latte Nonfiction Prize, the New Millennium Writings Nonfiction Award, the William Faulkner William Wisdom Medal for Best Essay, the Mary Roberts Rinehart Award for Nonfiction, the Press 53 Open Award, the Bruce P. Rossley Literary Award, the Richard J. Margolis Award, an Illinois Arts Council Artist’s Fellowship Award and a grant from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. In addition, it was selected as first runner up for the Iowa Review Iowa Award in Nonfiction and the Crab Orchard Review John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize. Her stories and essays have also appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies and have been noted for special mention in both Best American Essays and The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology.
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