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Body Language

Kelly Magee


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Winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction, 2006.

Largely set in the South, the eleven stories of Body Language guide us into the hidden worlds of the culture wars. The people in these stories belong to the fringes of society, struggling for an identity and a place to belong.

University of North Texas Press, 9781574412192, 208pp.

Publication Date: November 19, 2006

About the Author

After growing up in Orlando, Florida, Kelly Magee moved to Ohio, where she currently teaches and writes. Her stories have appeared in Indiana Review, Quarterly West, Crab Orchard Review, and others. She has won awards from the Associated Writing Programs and Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She currently teaches at The Ohio State University-Marion and lives in Columbus.

The Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction is awarded annually to a collection of short-shorts, short stories, or a novella. The winner receives $1,000 and publication by the University of North Texas Press. Selection is made by an eminent writer.