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N. West Moss

N. West Moss

N. West Moss Biography

N. West Moss is the author of the story collection, The Subway Stops at Bryant Park, and the memoir, Flesh and Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family, and Creating a Bountiful Life . Her essays and short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, The Saturday Evening Post, The Stockholm Review, Salon, the New York Times, Brevity, River Teeth, and Ars Medica, amongst many others.

She is a MacDowell fellow, as well as a fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts (VCCA). Her writing has won many awards, including: The Great American Fiction Contest from The Saturday Evening Post; 3 Faulkner-Wisdom Gold Medals (for essay, short story, and full-length memoir), The Diana Woods Memorial prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her work has been nominated for 2 Pushcart Prizes. She has taught at William Paterson University, Montclair State University, Passaic County Community College, and Gotham Writers in New York City.

West holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, a Master of Secondary Education, an MFA in Creative Writing, and a CPA in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University. She has a Middle Grade novel forthcoming, and is currently working on a children's book and a full-length novel for adults.

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