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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carol Anshaw  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: 1946 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan



Illinois Connection

Anshaw taught in the MFA in Writing program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is a past fellow of the Illinois Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carol Anshaw is a novelist and painter. Her short fiction has been published in various periodicals. She currently divides her time between Chicago and Amsterdam.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- '''Essays in the Village Voice''' *National Book Critics Circle Citation for Excellence in Reviewing, 1989 '''''Aquamarine''''' *Carl Sandburg Award for Fiction, 1992 *Society of Midland Authors Award, 1992 '''''Lucky in the Corner''''' *Ferro-Grumley Award, 2002 *Best Book of the Year, Washington Post Book World *Best Book of the Year, Chicago Tribune """Carry the One""" *4 Stars, People Magazine *A, Entertainment Weekly