Comments from the author about writing: I began my MFA program as a poet, but switched to receiving my degree in Fiction. I write in every genre, just recently completing three screenplays.
I've published my memoir This Dark World in 2002 and adapted the book into a screenplay in 2009-2010. The movie is called Higher Ground and premiered at Sundance Film Festival in January 2011.
Literary awards received and date received:
- Kenneth Patchen Award for Poetry :1994
- Lily Peters Fellowship : 1995
- Charles Finger Fiction Award: 1995
- The Heartland Short Fiction Prize :1997
Book Types: Nonfiction
Audience Types: Adult
Genre: Biography, Screenplay
Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes
If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? Travel expenses.
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Author's Web site: http://carolynsbriggs.com
Books By This Author
- This Dark World: A Memoir of Salvation Found and Lost, BloomsburyUSA, New York, 2002. Paperpack edition: Higher Ground: A Memoir of Salvation Found and Lost. NY: Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.