Jolene McIlwain

  • Jolene McIlwain

    Jolene McIlwain's writing appears or is forthcoming in Prairie Schooner online, Prime Number Magazine, River Teeth online, Atticus Review, The Fourth River, and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s the recipient of an artist grant from the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and her work was twice-selected—Honorable Mention and Top 25 Finalist—in Glimmer Train's contests, and as a semi-finalist in both American Short Fiction’s and Nimrod's Katherine Anne Porter Prize fiction contests. She is an associate flash fiction editor at jmww and is currently working on a linked collection of short fiction and novel set in the hills of the Appalachian plateau of western Pennsylvania.


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