Evelyn Sharenov

Art Discipline: 
Portland, OR
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 20, 2012 to Mar 9, 2012

Evelyn Sharenov is a Portland, OR based author of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, book reviews and commentary. She is currently at work on a literary non-fiction manuscript about working with persons diagnosed with mental illness, and is outlining a novel at the same time. She has been awarded grants from Oregon Literary Arts and the Oregon Arts Commission. Her work has been published in Glimmer Train, Fugue, the Oregonian newspaper, Willamette Week, the New York Times, Mediphors, Bitch Magazine and numerous anthologies: 'Love You To Pieces,' Beacon Press, 'View From the Bed: View From the Bedside,' Wising Up Press, and Best American Short Stories. When she isn't writing, she still works in the field of mental health as an advanced practice nurse. "I believe the two worlds complement each other in ways that nurture the creative spirit in both."