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Mary Ward Brown June 18, 1917-May 14, 2013
Hamburg, AL

Hometown: Hamburg, AL

The Alabama Writers’ Forum is saddened to announce that Harper Lee Award recipient Mary Ward Brown passed away on May 14, 2013.


Publications and Awards

It Wasn't All Dancing and Other Stories, University of Alabama Press, 2002
Tongues of Flame, University of Alabama Press, 1993

The Christ-Haunted Landscape: Faith and Doubt in Southern Fiction, University of Mississippi, 1994
New Stories by Southern Women, 1989
New Stories from the South, 1992
Best American Short Stories, 1983 & 1984

University of Kansas City Review
And others.

Literary Awards:
Hillsdale Fiction Prize, The Fellowship of Southern Writers, 2003
Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer of the Year, 2002
Lillian Smith Book Award, Southern Regional Council, 1991
PEN/Hemingway Award, PEN New England, 1987
Alabama Author Award, Alabama Library Association, 1987

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