Ron Rash

Ron Rash grew up in Boiling Springs, NC and now lives in Clemson, SC where he teaches English at Tri-County Technical College and Creative Writing in the Queens College MFA Program in Charlotte, NC. His fiction has won the 1987 GE Younger Writers Award and the 1996 Sherwood Anderson Prize. In 1994 he received an NEA Poetry Fellowship. His poetry and fiction have appeared in many journals and magazines, including Poetry, The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, Oxford American, New England Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Shenandoah and DoubleTake. He is the author of six books: The Night The New Jesus Fell To Earth (1994), Eureka Mill (1998), Casualties (2000), Among The Believers (2000), Raising the Dead (Iris Press, 2002), and the forthcoming novel, One Foot In Eden, which won the 2002 Novello Literary Award and will appear in Fall 2002.