Thomas McConnell

Art Discipline: 
Spartanburg, SC
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 5, 2014 to May 30, 2014

Thomas McConnell's work has appeared in the Connecticut Review, the Cortland Review, Shenandoah, Calabash, Yemassee, the Emrys Journal, the Charleston Post & Courier, Crossroads: A Southern Annual, Writing Macao, and Ars Medica among other publications. His awards and prizes include the South Carolina Academy of Authors Fiction Fellowship, the Hackney National Literary Award for the Short Story, Porter Fleming Awards for Fiction, Essay, and Drama, the South Carolina Fiction Project, the H.E. Francis Award, and the Hardagree Award for Fiction. His lectures and readings have taken him to Istanbul, Berlin, and the Sorbonne in Paris. A Picture Book of Hell and Other Landscapes, a collection of stories, was published by Texas Tech University Press and nominated for the PEN/Bingham Award and the John Gardner Award for Short Fiction. A Fulbright Scholar in the Czech Republic for 2005-2006, he taught American literature and creative writing at Masaryk University.