27 Stories: The Winter 2018 Owl Canyon Press Hackathon Contest Winners


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6.0 X 1.04 X 9.0 inches | 1.5 pounds
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About the Author

Virginia Brackett, Professor Emeritus of English, retired in 2016 from Park University where she received varied teaching and service awards, including Faculty of the Year, 2013, Exceptional Services to Student Veterans. She served as a discussion facilitator for the 2017 NEH-funded initiative for veterans and their families, Planting the Oar, and as a member of the Kansas City Veterans Writing Team, presents writing workshops for veterans and their families. Her fiction placed second in the fall 2018 Owl Canyon Hackathon and was a finalist in the 2019 William Penn Foundation Early Childhood Book Challenge. Citations for her 15 books include The Facts on File Companion to 16th and 17th-Century British Poetry named Booklist "Editor's Choice, Reference Sources, 2008"; Restless Genius: The Story of Virginia Woolf (2004), a recommended feminist book for youth by the Amelia Bloomer Project, 2005 (Feminist Task Force, American Library Association), PSLA (Pennsylvania State Library Association) YA Top Forty Nonfiction 2004 Titles, and "Writers of Imagination" series, Tristate Series of Note, 2005 and A Home in the Heart: The Story of Sandra Cisneros (2004), included in PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction 2004 Titles and Tristate Books of Note, 2005. Her articles have appeared in War, Literature and the Arts, Selected Papers from the Eighteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, The Wildean, Mosaic, Arachne, Women & Language, Notes and Queries, and Absolutism and the Scientific Revolution 1600-1720. Electronic books include Angela and the Gray Mare (children) and Girl Murders, a time-travel mystery, available at amazon.com.