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JOAN FRANK’S BOOKS

“All the News I Need” — a novel: Published by the University of Massachusetts Press in March 2017. 2016 Juniper Prize for Fiction.

“Because You Have to: A Writing Life” — essays: Published by the University of Notre Dame Press in fall 2012. Silver Award, ForeWord Review Book of the Year, 2013

“Make It Stay” — a novel: Published by The Permanent Press in Spring 2012. Dana Portfolio Award for Novel in Progress in 2008

“In Envy Country” — stories: Published by University of Notre Dame Press in 2010. 2010 Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction; 2010 Gold ForeWord Book of the Year Award; Finalist, 2011 California Book Award.

“The Great Far Away” — a novel: Published by the Permanent Press in 2007. Finalist, 2008 Northern California Book Award in Fiction.

“Miss Kansas City” — a novel: Published by University of Michigan Press in 2006. 2006 Michigan Literary Fiction award; Finalist, 2007 Northern California Book Award.

“Boys Keep Being Born” — stories: Published by University of Missouri Press in 2001. Finalist, 2002 Bay Area Book Reviewers Award; Finalist, 2002 Paterson Fiction Award.

“Despite Women Need to Talk to You” — essays: Published by Conari Press in 1994.

www.joanfrank.org