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Scott Wolven
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Scott Wolven

Scott Wolven Biography

Scott Wolven is the author of False Hopes (forthcoming) and Controlled Burn, with the title story recently selected for Best American Noir Stories of the Century. His work has been selected seven years in a row for The Best American Mystery Stories (2002, 2003, and 2004).

Wolven teaches in the Stonecoast MFA Program/University of Southern Maine.



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