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Sallie Bingham

Born: Jan 22, 1937

Birthplace: Louisville

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sallie Bingham

Date of Birth : Jan 22, 1937
Birth Place : Louisville

Sallie Bingham is an American author, playwright, poet, teacher, feminist activist, and philanthropist. Sallie Bingham's first novel was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1961. It was followed by four collections of short stories; her latest, published by Sarabande Books in October 2011, is titled Mending: New and Selected Stories. She has also published six additional novels, three collections of poetry, numerous plays, and the well-known family memoir, Passion and Prejudice. Her short stories have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, New Letters, Plainswoman, Plainsong, Greensboro Review, Negative Capability, The Connecticut Review, and Southwest Review, among others, and have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, Forty Best Stories from Mademoiselle, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and The Harvard Advocate Centennial Anthology. She has received fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Bingham has worked as a book editor for The Courier-Journal in Louisville and has been a director of the National Book Critics Circle.


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