Julia Oliver - Fiction

Julia Oliver (July 7, 1929-July 10, 2014)
2264 Fernway Drive
Montgomery, AL 36111
334-263-7253
julioliver@aol.com
http://www.juliaoliver.net
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Julia-Oliver/211036035575620

Hometown: Sylacauga, AL

The Forum is saddened to announce that eminent writer and founding Forum Board member Julia “Judy” Oliver passed away on July 10, 2014.

Genre


Publications and Awards

Books:
Devotion, University of Georgia Press, 2006; trade paper 2008
Music of Falling Water, John F. Blair, Publisher, 2001
Goodbye to the Buttermilk Sky, Black Belt Press, 1994; Penguin/Plume edition, 1995; Quality Paperback Book Club Selection, 1995; German language hardcover and paperback editions, 1995; University of Alabama Deep South Reprints Edition, 2001
Seventeen Times as High as the Moon: Short Stories, Black Belt Press, 1993

Anthologies:
Belles' Letters: Contemporary Stories of Alabama Women, Livingston Press, 1999

Journals:
Southern Humanities Review
The Chattahoochee Review
The Jefferson Review
Bronte Street
Amaryllis
The Eclectic Observer
Wind Magazine
Ascent

Literary Awards:
John Esten Cooke Fiction Award, 2007
Finalist for Best Books of 2006, ForeWord Magazine, 2006
The Alabama Library Association Fiction Citation, 1993
Finalist, PEN/Syndicated Fiction Award, 1991
Finalist, Ficus Foundation Fiction Awards, 1990
First Place for Short Fiction, Deep South Writers' Competition, 1986

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes