Bonnie Jo Campbell
Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of the National Bestselling novel Once Upon a River (Norton, 2011). Campbell's critically-acclaimed short fiction collection American Salvage (Wayne State University Press, 2009) was finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critic’s Circle Award. The collection consists of fourteen lush and rowdy stories of folks who are struggling to make sense of the twenty-first century. Campbell's collection Women and Other Animals, won the AWP prize for short fiction, and details the lives of extraordinary females in rural and small town Michigan. Her story "The Tatoo" is included in the anthology Shadow Snow, a tribute to Ray Bradbury. Her story "The Smallest Man in the World" was awarded a Pushcart Prize and her story “The Inventor, 1972" was awarded the 2009 Eudora Welty Prize from Southern Review. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow.
Campbell will be appearing March 26-27, 2015, at the University of North Dakota Writers Conference. For more information about her and/or The UND Writers Conference, click on the preceding hyperlinked texts.
-From The UND Writers Conference