Bob Thurber

Bob Thurber is an old, unschooled (self-taught) writer who worked at writing every day for twenty years before submitting his work for publication. He went on to publish 300 short fictions and collect more than forty awards and citations, including The Barry Hannah Fiction Prize, the Meridian Editors' Prize, and the Marjory Bartlett Sanger Award. Due to vision loss he rarely submits his work anymore. He is the author of "Paperboy: A Dysfunctional Novel" (Casperian Books, 2011) And his collection of short-shorts titled “Nickel Fictions” is forthcoming.  He can be contacted through his website:

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